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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Plant Select
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
  • Slow
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Water Use
  • Well-Drained
  • Xeriscape Suitable
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Echium is very easy to grow and adapts well to most soil conditions.

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RED FEATHERS ECHIUM

Echium amoenum 'Red Feathers'

Buy Red Feathers Echium online. This is an astonishing perennial recently introduced from the Caucasus that consists of a basal tuft of dark green, linear leaves which produce spikes of feathery, russet-red flowers in spring, re-blooming again in summer and fall if deadheaded. This adaptable plant resembles a reddish, spring-blooming liatris with vibrant designer color.

Mature Height:

10-18 Inches

Mature Spread:

8-10 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Boraginaceae · Common Name: Echium

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase RED FEATHERS ECHIUM Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 8798

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(28 units available now - S)

Arrival Only Guarantee Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.



$15.00

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Customer Testimonials

I have purchased quite a few plants from Sooner and they are always of the highest quality.


Linda
Renton, WA
June 2018

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