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PlantFiles: Echium
Echium handiense

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Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Echium (EK-ee-um) (Info)
Species: handiense (han-dee-EN-see) (Info)

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Happenstance On Sep 1, 2003, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

Native to the Canary Islands, similar to E. fastuosum - Pride of Madeira, but smaller, flowers with blue spikes.

Regional...

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

Clayton, California
Fairfield, California
Saint Hedwig, Texas



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