Echium 'Pink Fountain'
Also known as
Snow Tower, Tower of Jewels
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Tree Echium Overview
A simply stunning cross between the 1.2m tall red-flowered Echium wildpretii and the 4.2m tall blue-flowered Echium pininana. Echium 'Pink Fountain' produces a large rosette of coarse strap-like leaves on a thick 'trunk', eventually reaching up to 4.5m after 2-3 years when the plant is covered in an avalanche of dark pink flowers in late spring/early summer.
Common problems with Tree Echium
How to propagate Tree Echium
Propagate from seed, but can be erratic and difficult to germinate.
Other uses of Tree Echium
Once seen, never forgotten. This tapering tower of a plant will give sensational impact to any garden. Excellent for attracting bees.