Tree Echium (Echium pininana)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Conservation status: Endangered (EN)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Endangered
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Vine Weevil, Part Two:  Saving the Plants -- Nil DesperandumVine Weevil, Part Two: Saving the Plants -- Nil Desperandum
August 23, 2014

The weevil larvae may have destroyed your plants, but really you are looking at a handful of fresh new seedlings and not the detritus of a former favourite plant. Seize the opportunity to split and grow on. Enjoy the problem and take a positive attitude toward the challenge.

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Location: The garden at SanabriaDate: 2014-07-27Tiny seeds the size of pin heads, from which this enormous plant
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Location: My Garden Crescent City, CaliforniaDate: 4000-02-13
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Location: My Property Sunset Zone 23 Sub-Tropical Southern CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-01
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Location: The garden at SanabriaDate: 2014-06-24Grown from seed, took three years to flower, but about four to si
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Location: The garden at SanabriaDate: 2014-06-24Planted them up and down the driveway beds, gives nice focus poin
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2007-12-05
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Echium by jmorth May 15, 2014 12:13 AM 6
Duplicate by DaylilySLP Jul 15, 2019 10:34 AM 3
What is this that's grown in a garden! by 27cd Nov 9, 2018 4:22 PM 3
Blooming in June..... by wcgypsy Jul 27, 2017 10:44 AM 77
ID Help Please.... by wcgypsy Dec 7, 2016 9:19 AM 7
ID Help, Please..... by wcgypsy Sep 27, 2016 8:52 PM 7
Blooming in April 2016 by ctcarol Apr 29, 2016 8:44 PM 65
Please identify this plant by thomas Feb 19, 2016 10:52 AM 3
2014 dahlia season has begun by soilsandup Nov 25, 2014 6:17 PM 102
What's Blooming in April.... by wcgypsy May 26, 2014 9:38 PM 52
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