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Pride of Tenerife in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Echium simplex

 

Pride of Tenerife

The plant is biennial producing a rosette in the first year and producing an inflorescence to a height of 1–3 metres during the second year. A half hardy, woody stemmed biennial. It requires a winter temperature of 7 - 10C.

 
plant Features
  • Pride of Tenerife likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Pride of Tenerife likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Pride of Tenerife is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Pride of Tenerife likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Pride of Tenerife

Latin name

Echium simplex

type

Biennial

family

Boraginaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Pride of Tenerife likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Pride of Tenerife is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Pride of Tenerife likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Pride of Tenerife likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Pride of Tenerife is 0.50meters x 2.50meters 0.50 M 2.50 M

Echium simplex

The plant is biennial producing a rosette in the first year and producing an inflorescence to a height of 1–3 metres during the second year. A half hardy, woody stemmed biennial. It requires a winter temperature of 7 - 10C.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Flowers appear on established plants from early summer through to late summer.

 

Planting Outdoors Spring

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Present pot grown young plants to their flowering site in early spring when temperatures exceed 10C.

 

Propogation by seed

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Sow the seeds in flowering site in early spring or under glass in autumn, thinning out the seedlings in spring.

 
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