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Echium gentianoides

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Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Echium (EK-ee-um) (Info)
Species: gentianoides (jen-shee-uh-NOY-deez) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bodega Bay, California
Calistoga, California
Davis, California
Fairfield, California
Long Beach, California
Richmond, California
San Jose, California



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