B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Echium boissieri is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - biennial, the leaves form a low rosette the first year, growing vertically and flowering the following spring.
Flower or inflorescence:
CREAM-PINK to ROSE, with long RED stamens, in long dense spike
-25cm. lin.-lance., GREY bas. rosette, densely hairy plant
|Height, in meters: 2.5
Height, in feet: 8.25
|Echium boissieri sales history
| Parts of Echium boissieri are considered toxic.
Common names for Echium boissieri:
|Candle Bugloss, Viborea gigante,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|80||: South West European Native and Introduced Plants|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|700||: Humming Bird Nectar Plants|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Echium boissieri seeds will usually germinate in 7-14 days.
Can be sown in situ.