Viper's Bugloss Seeds - Echium vulgare - Wildflower
Viper's Bugloss - Echium vulgare
Type: Hardy Biennial
Approximate height: Up to 80 cm
Flowering time: May to September
Site and soil type: Any well-drained soil in full sun.
When to sow: Late Spring to early autumn
Also known as Adderwort, Viper's grass and Cat's tail.
Viper's Bugloss is an upright plant with bristly stems and hairy leaves and bright blue flowers in summer.
In the first year it produces a flattish rosette of leaves with flowers appearing in the second year. The plant will die after flowering but will often self seed and produce new plants the following spring.
Viper's Bugloss provides food for various bees, (including Buff-tailed and Red-tailed bumblebees, Red Mason Bees and Honeybees) and various species of butterfly.
Warning: Not edible, may cause stomach upset if ingested and contact with foliage my cause skin irritation, (wearing gloves recommended when handling).
Contents: Approximately 90 seeds / 0.36 g
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