“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Echium amoenum 'Red Feathers'

Red Feathers

Garden(s):

LoH2O, Eagle, Oval

Type:

Perennial

Height:

25-35 cm (10-14 in)

Spread:

30-45 cm (12-18 in)

Light:

Full Sun, Part Shade

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

May, June, July, August, September, October

Bloom Colour:

Red

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Average, Sandy, Clay

Notes:

First blooms in May. Reblooms in summer and fall if deadheaded. Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. Short-lived perennial. It is important to leave some flower spikes at the end of season to ensure plants for reseeding.