Echium flavum

Echium flavum

Echium flavum is a biennial or perennial species belonging to the Boraginaceae family. The whole plant is hairy and the stems are erect or ascending and can reach 80 cm height. The basal leaves are sessile and form a rosette; the other leaves are linear-lanceolate or linear oblong. The inflorescence is spiciform and blooms between May and June.


Common NamePartridge zanca
Botanical nameEchium flavum
Life CyclePerennial, Biennial
Basic Colouryellow, pink
white / cream
Height15 -> 80 cm
Habitatshechese lawns /
Rustic stone soil
Altitude2500 m
Bloom TimeMay -> June
Plant TypeHerb
Fruit TypeSchisocarp
different tolerancesTell us
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Sun ExposureSun
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline,
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Sandy, Silty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
Self sows
GerminationTell us
Pests/ DiseasesSlugs, whiteflies
and red spiders

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