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Click & Collect
We are offering FREE CLICK & COLLECT, FREE LOCAL DELIVERY and are still operating nationwide delivery by courier although there is a wait. THE NURSERY IS CLOSED FOR GENERAL BROWSING. For more details click here

Echium pininana

Price:  £7.00
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Availability:  

  

9 in stock

Size/Qty:  1 litre pots


Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Blue
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


In its first year this species forms a low rosette of silvery spear-like leaves. The following year it produces a single 4m high spike crammed with blue, funnel-shaped flowers. Biennial so save seed. Half-hardy. For very well drained soil & full sun. Protect from wet and cold with a tent of a couple of layers of fleece in winter.


Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds (Royal Mail) £2 Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £8.50 - £10
    Click & Collect FREE

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Please allow up to 4 weeks for us to despatch deliveries by courier. We are posting seed orders and making local deliveries within a week. We cannot ship to non UK Addresses at this time

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Shrubland Park Nurseries