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Echium blue bedder.....

Echium blue bedder..... (Echium plantagineum (Echium Dwarf Blue Bedder))

Love this little plant, will certainly grow more of these next year....

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Its a gorgeous blue ,will you save the seed and grow from them ?

9 Jul, 2017


Its that lovely blue that many of us gardeners adore!

9 Jul, 2017


Dainty flower gorgeous blue.

10 Jul, 2017


Amy OH has planned to save it.....Karen it certainly is, 3p I wish I had bought another two now!!......silly me!

11 Jul, 2017


You ll know better next time to buy in twos ☺

11 Jul, 2017


Or possibly three!! as they were only a pound lol!!

11 Jul, 2017


They say in nature its always odd numbers so you could go to 5 lol. A barhain then.

11 Jul, 2017


I must remember to tell OH, because he carries the money!!

12 Jul, 2017


Very nice. I love Echiums. Are these a dwarf bedding kind?

12 Jul, 2017


Yes it is.......we have a large variety, but I doubt it will have any flowers this year....

13 Jul, 2017


Next year I hope,for your Echiums to flower. I have tried to grow them several times but something always finished them off, either snow or millipedes eating the roots. I 've given up on them now. They love to be beside the sea. The ones on the Scilly Isles were fab.

15 Jul, 2017


I just hope we have a mild winter FF..

16 Jul, 2017


Wow! That's very nice. I've never heard of that one before. Echium candicans grows everywhere here.

17 Jul, 2017


Wish they did here Delonix....

21 Jul, 2017


E. candicans grows there, right? I know it's a very tough, hardy plant.

21 Jul, 2017


Yes it will in fairly sheltered gardens.......

23 Jul, 2017


I thought so. It's such a hardy shrub.

It blooms pretty well in March here in San Diego, CA.

Here's a pic:

25 Jul, 2017


Thanks Delonix.......

26 Jul, 2017


Thank you. :>))

27 Jul, 2017


I sowed a few seed it situ and they've been a bit of a delight. Hopefully they will self seed now.

30 Jul, 2017


I hope so for both our sake......

2 Aug, 2017

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