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PlantFiles: Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife, Taginaste
Echium pininana var. alba 'Snow Tower'

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Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Echium (EK-ee-um) (Info)
Species: pininana var. alba
Cultivar: Snow Tower

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Biennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

No details have been posted.



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