Echium pininana ‘Snow Tower’ seeds

$6.60

A stately echium which has pure white flowers.

Description

This echium is a stately 4.5 metres high and the flowers are white. These seeds will throw mostly white flowered plants with the occasional other colour, which can be weeded out by purists, keeping only the small plants with pale green stems and discarding plants with coloured stems.

Sowing advice
Sow seeds in spring and summer. Sow 3mm deep into moist well-drained seed compost. Ideal temp. 21°C. Germination takes 21-45 days. When large enough to handle transplant seedlings to 8cm pots and grow on. Shelter over the first winter in a cool greenhouse, conservatory or well lit windowsill at about 7°C. Plant out the following spring with 90cm spacing.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Biennial

Common Name

Viper's Bugloss

Family

Boraginaceae

Maximum Height

approx 4.5 m

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20