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Echium candicans

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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
B11, Indoor, A8
C4
B9, C7
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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 23
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.62 inc GST
B11, Indoor, A8
Size: 14cm
Available: 12
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.72 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.39 inc GST
C4
Size: 14cm
Available: 28
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
B9, C7
Size: 20cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $11.55 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $12.70 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Echium candicans Pride of Madeira, syn Echium fastuosum

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Large fast growing perennial shrub that is a feature in any garden with masses of large purple cone like flowers throughout spring and summer. Long foliage is greyish green and has a rough texture. Grows approx. 2m x 2m. Great for coastal areas or to mass plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Coastal Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prune after flowering to keep plant looking tidy, cut back hard end of autumn to reduce size and to promote new growth from lower branches. Can readily self seed after rain and is considered as a noxious weed in some areas. Grows best in full sun, foliage can rot if plant is not getting enough sun.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, None

Family Name: Origin:
Boraginaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: High
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