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