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Approximately 250.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Echium vulgare is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F (-23.5° to -18°C)
|Type of plant - biennial, the leaves form a low rosette the first year, growing vertically and flowering the following spring.
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE-VIOLET tube, PINK pet., spike, frag...long nectar season for bees
nutlets in 4s....(germination erratic, 1-4 (20) weeks, hold pots)
lin. lance. to 15x2cm., ~ drought tolerant
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Echium vulgare sales history
| Parts of Echium vulgare are considered toxic.
Common names for Echium vulgare:
|(dye:red root pigment shikonin), (med.root shikonin antiseptic,healing,in alc./oil), (tox:heliosupine open diester alkaloid), Blou echium, Blue Devil, Blue Echium, Blue Weed, Blueweed, Blueweed, Gewohnlicher Natternkopf, Havaciva Otu, Lan ji, Lus Na Nathrach, Natternkopf, Sinyak Obyknovenny, Viborera, Viper's Bugloss, Viperine vulgaire, Viperine vulgaire,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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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 vulgare seeds will usually germinate in 7-14 days.
Can be sown in situ.