Echium vulgare 'Blue Bedder'
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
- In Grass
- Broad Tolerance
- May - September, 12-14 weeks from spring sowing
- 45cm (18in)
- Common name
- 200 seeds
- Full Sun
- 30cm (12in)
- Sow direct March/April or in the autumn. Scatter thinly, cover lightly and water regularly until they are established.
Brilliant-blue flowers, loved by butterflies and bees, with every one thick with nectar. Blooms for months and makes a great cut flower.
Please note: This is a skin irritant.
A good plant for dry gardens. Deadhead regularly to encourage further blooms to appear. This plant may cause an allergic reaction. Great for growing in a container pot.