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Echium amoenum (Red Feathers)
Echium amoenum

Perennials

Echium amoenum

Red Feathers

Plant Type: Perennials

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
Item # Pack Size  
4519325 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

10-16 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Zone:

3-9

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.

Characteristics & Attributes

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
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