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Item ID: 378
Genus: Echium
Plant Lists: Easy Reseeders, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Wild Life, Hot and Dry Climates, Long Blooming, Bee Plants, Summer bloomers, Hummingbirds, True Blue
Plant Type: Flowering, Shrub
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Echium gentianoides
“Tajinaste”

Echium gentianoides “Tajinaste” Echium gentianoides “Tajinaste”

We are thrilled to offer this extremely rare & endangered Echium from the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands! True caerulean blue flowers held in loose pyramidal spikes bloom the first year & are a sight to behold in the Spring garden! Emerging from pink buds, the cup-shaped flowers are well displayed above smooth, blue-grey, linear foliage. EASY & impressive, it blooms Spring thru Fall with deadheading, totally unlike any other Echium we know! Sturdy, branching, 4’ x 4’ form. Cut back to 30" after bloom is done in Fall. Highly recommended! Drought, heat & deer resistant! Needs awesome drainage for ultimate happiness.  Side dress with an 1” of compost once a year.

Annie

Full Sun
Low-Avg. Water

Perennial
USDA zones 9-10

Item ID: 378
Genus: Echium
Plant Lists: Easy Reseeders, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Wild Life, Hot and Dry Climates, Long Blooming, Bee Plants, Summer bloomers, Hummingbirds, True Blue
Plant Type: Flowering, Shrub