Echium russicum


Echium russicum is an uncommon plant with exotic looks but is totally hardy. It is a perennial producing rosettes of silky-haired, greyish green leaves. The spikes of dark red, narrowly funnel-shaped flowers are produced in late summer.



Type Flowering Perennial
Habit Upright
Light Full Sun
Position/Aspect Exposed/Sheltered, South, West or East Facing
Foliage Evergreen
Hardiness Hardy to 10°C
Soil Well Drained
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Interest Dark Red Flowers late Summer
Ultimate Height 0.5 – 1m
Ultimate Spread 0.1 -5m
Growth Rate Fast 1 -2 years to max size
Native Europe

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