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.

“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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