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Cameron’s Nursery is a specialist wholesale nursery based in Arcadia NSW, in the Sydney Hills District.

Echium fastuosum ‘Duxfield Blue’


Spectacular purple/blue spikes of flowers in late spring. The grey leaves form rosettes at the base of the flowers which develop a tight shrub when not in flower. A fantastic display lasting for many weeks.
Echium Fastuosum 'Duxfield Blue'
  Echium Fastuosum ‘Duxfield Blue’
Botanical Name
Echium Fastuosum
Common Name
‘Duxfield Blue’
Key Features
Flowering prolifically in late spring with tall spires of purple/blue flowers
Size
1m high x 50cm wide
Position
Full sun position and well drained soils.
Description
Spectacular purple/blue spikes of flowers in late spring. The grey leaves form rosettes at the base of the flowers which develop a tight shrub when not in flower. A fantastic display lasting for many weeks.
Cultural Notes
Easy to grow, remove spent flowers. Fertilise when planting.
Landscape Ideas
A beautiful focal or specimen plant for gardens and containers. Great for hot and dry areas of the garden. Coastal and drought tolerant. Light frosts. Very hardy in poor soils.
Water Requirements
Water only during severe drought. Does not like wet soils, keep in a well drained position.