Vipers Bugloss Echium Vulgare Blue Flower
Vipers Bugloss has lovely blue trumpet-shaped flowers that attract birds, bees, and especially butterflies. It is also a favorite of the fascinating hummingbird moth. It will grow in any soil and can tolerate dryness. This plant is deer resistant but can also be a danger to some livestock.
Name: Vipers Bugloss
Other Common Names: Blueweed
Scientific Name: Echium Vulgare
Color: Pink Buds & Blue Flowers
Plant Seeds: Fall / Outdoors After Frost / Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost
Bloom Time: June - Sept
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 11 (& Reseeds Itself Easily)
Plant Height: 24 - 36"
Plant Spacing: 12 - 15"
Light Requirements: Sun
Soil & Water Preferences: Average