Blueweed Flower Mix - 220 seeds (Echium Plantagineum)

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Viper's Bugloss (Echium Plantagineum) - If you want a plant that is rich in nectar and that attracts beneficial insects, start Echium seeds and marvel at how well-loved these plants are. Commonly called Viper's Bugloss, Echium is one of the best flowers for bees and is a source of wonderful honey. Native to the Mediterranean, Echium Blue Bedder plants have masses of bright blue, upturned, bell-like flowers in clusters along branching stems covered with bristly grey hairs. Viper's Bugloss plants are bushy and compact with medium green leaves, and they look beautiful in summer beds, borders, and containers.

Season: Biennial 
Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8 
Height: 16 inches (40cm)
Bloom Season: Late spring to late summer 
Environment: Full sun 
Soil Type: Well drained sandy loam 
Temperature: 15-21C (60-70F) 
Germination Time: 14-21 days 
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 inch 
Sowing Rate: 2 -3 seeds per plant 
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination 
Plant Spacing: 12 inches (30cm)


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Data sheet

Color
Mixed
Height
Up to 45cm (17.7in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Beds & borders
Bee & Butterfly garden
Cut flowers
Pots & containers
Sunlight
Full sun
Scented
Unscented
Type
Hardy annual