Apparently this is the only species in the genus, which was separated from Echium not too long ago. Of European origin, with red flower spikes.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 70F (64%G, 5-8d).
Baggy 35F (4w) - 70F (8%G, 3d)
- Seed for 'Red Feathers' from HPS/MAG '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F (28%G, 5-14d)
- Same seed as above, cold-stored. Baggy 70F (45%G, 7-12d)
- Seed labeled 'Echium amoenum' from NARGS '12/'13 exchange, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 70F (62%G, 5-7d).
Also Baggy 35F (33d) - 70F (50%G, 3-7d)
Cold apparently not required or helpful for germination.
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June 10, 2016