Tower of Jewels

Echium wildpretii

This is one of the top five plants that you can grow to provide bees with a fantastic nectar source! Deer resistant, and a traffic stopper in the garden. While this plant stands at nearly 7’ tall, its tiny, bright pink flowers are what make it truly magnificent – as each tassel of flowers blooms into graceful curves spiraling up the stalk, transforming this botanical barber shop pole into a whimsical Dr. Seuss-like display of beauty.

Water: Moderate, Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: An herbaceous biennial plant that grows up to 9' tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Average, well-draining soil

Origin: The Canary Islands

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Tower of Jewels