Echium amoenum

Red Feathers

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Forms low-growing mounds of narrow dark green leathery foliage; feathery flower spikes of russet-red bloom in spring with exceptional long bloom time. Plants will bloom in summer and fall, if properly deadheaded. Thrives on neglect.


  •  · Russet-red flower spikes
  •  · Flowers in Spring; long blooming
  •  · Blooms in summer and fall, if deadheaded
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Height:

10-16 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Zone:

3-9

Echium amoenum
Echium amoenum

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Ground Cover
Good Container Plant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Drought Tolerant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Fall
Early Spring
Late Summer

Echium

Common Name: Red Feathers

Very drought tolerant and grows well in poor soil. Prefers full sun with a well-drained, sandy soil. Excellent for rock gardens.