Echium wildpretii
"Tower of Jewels"

Echium wildpretii "Tower of Jewels"Echium wildpretii "Tower of Jewels"

One of the coolest plants we can grow here on the West Coast! Otherwordly conical clusters of glistening reddish pink flowers can reach 8’ & will certainly get your garden noticed! Deer resistant, bug proof and totally drought tolerant “Tower of Jewels” seems not to care about anything but looking stupendous! Usually blooms in year 2 but in the meantime you get an impressive 30” across foliar rosette. Adored by hummers, it self-sows for years of enjoyment! Poor dry soil okay, but not clay.

Annie

Sun
Avg.-No Summer Water

Biennial
USDA zones 9-11