Echium pininana 'Alba'
Also known as
Tower of Jewels, Tree Echium
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Snow Tower Overview
A rare, and hardier, white form of Echium pininana which originates from Guernsey. Usually a biennial, it forms a large rosette of silver-grey leaves in the first year. In the second, it grows a huge tower of flowers up 4 or 5 metres.
How to propagate Snow Tower
Sow the seeds in the summer.
Root semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Other uses of Snow Tower
Spectacular plant for any garden, which also attracts hundreds of humming bees to its tower of flowers.