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Echium amoenum

Echium amoenum - Red Feathers

Echium amoenum - Red Feathers

More About Echium amoenum

  • Flower spikes of russet-red florets
  • As the flowers mature they fade to lighter hues of pinks and purples
  • Low, growing mound, with up to 15 cm of medium-green, hairy, lance-shaped leaves
  • Bloom Time: Early summer to late fall
  • Flower Height: 30 cm

Interesting Notes:

 

Zone:

3

Height:

15-30 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Red
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Red Feathers Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a dry to average, well-drained soil. Requires very little fertilization or water to thrive. Long bloom time and will rebloom in the fall if deadheaded. Keep dry through the winter. Some flower heads should be left to ensure self-seeding. 


Echium amoenum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging