Pride of Madeira Echium candicans Pride of Madeira Echium candicans Pride of Madeira Echium candicans
Pride of Madeira Echium candicans
Pride of Madeira Echium candicans
Pride of Madeira Echium candicans

'Pride of Madeira' Echium candicans

'Pride of Madeira' Echium candicans  - Rating
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  • A truly dramatic garden plant, it produces the most spectacular indigo coloured flower spikes seemingly from nowhere in summer.
  • Despite it's common name of 'Pride of Madeira', it is hardy in the UK down to -5C.
  • It self-seeds in a small area, and once these seedlings have germinated and over-wintered they too may flower away and produce a little colony.
  • Truly spectacular biennial shrub and one of the most favoured plants by bees you can grow.
  • Supplied as an over-wintered plant in a 2L pot, between 30-50cm tall, ready to flower in this first summer.
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Product Description

A truly dramatic garden plant, a close relative of Borage, it produces the most spectacular tall flower spikes seemingly from nowhere in Summer.

Despite it's common name of 'Pride of Madeira', it is hardy in the UK down to -5C or so, particularly where it is drier in Winter. it is biennial, so needs one cold Winter after germination to flower so these should thus flower in their first year and beyond.

A common site in Cornwall as well, grow it in very well drained soils, or in large pots with plenty of sand or grit for drainage. When it does grow in Spring, keep it well watered between May and August as it grows quickly.

It self-seeds in a small area, and once these seedlings have germinated, and over-wintered they too may flower away and a little colony appears. Truly spectacular and one of the most favoured plants by bees you can grow.

What Is Supplied

Supplied as an over-wintered plant in a 2L pot, between 30-50cm tall, ready to flower in this first Summer.

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Excellent service as always. Thank you, to the You Garden team.
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This plant arrived in perfect condition, I have never had any problem with quality of plants from You Garden.
Review Submitted: 27/04/2017 - 07:48:00
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great
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loverly quality plants
Review Submitted: 27/04/2017 - 07:11:24
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Efficient. Things happened when they said they would.
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So far so good.
Review Submitted: 27/04/2017 - 04:54:02
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I received very quick & efficient service & excellent packing.
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I received a good sized, well developed , healthy plant.
Review Submitted: 28/04/2017 - 03:45:31
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The plants arrived in one piece!
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I have hopes of this plant having had a garden large enough to accommodate the very tall variety. So in a proper pot like all gardeners I will wait and see.
Review Submitted: 28/04/2017 - 12:44:33
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Problem with delivery damage was rectified without quibble - excellent customer service makes a huge difference to purchasing confidence.
Review Submitted: 28/04/2017 - 06:15:54
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Good service and delivery as usual
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Good size plant
Review Submitted: 13/04/2017 - 21:56:34
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Helpful at every stage
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Carefully packaged and ready?Overed with care by courier.
Review Submitted: 13/04/2017 - 07:18:59
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Excellent delivery. Very well packed.
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Looks sturdy and healthy. Time will tell the eventual performance.
Review Submitted: 06/04/2017 - 07:25:57
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i think it was good i will be sanding a order soon
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i think it was good i will be sanding a order soon
Review Submitted: 03/04/2017 - 18:43:43
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Very good and speedy service
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Plant arrived in perfect condition
Review Submitted: 03/04/2017 - 11:51:43
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quick delivery good to deal with
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great plants will buy from again
Review Submitted: 01/04/2017 - 21:55:07
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I was told by various phone sales people that one of my items was available for immediate dispatch however it did not arrive. I was given various excuses such as courier problems, supplier problems etc. When I finally spoke to a supervisor it was explained that it had been decided that one item had been held back so that everything could be delivered together. Complete order arrived shortly after. I had been scammed by another mail order company before and was beginning to think this one was the same. I have had no problems with this company in the past. Why can't they give the real reason rather than make up excuses? Plants supplied in the past have always been excellent.
I will buy from them again.
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Nice healthy plant with a lot of leaf.
Review Submitted: 01/04/2017 - 09:21:03
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The first delivery had suffered badly in carriage but replacements were rapidly sent and arrived more substantially packed and in perfect condition. I cannot fault the service and will order again
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Very healthy plants received on second delivery and looking forward to seeing them bloom
Review Submitted: 31/03/2017 - 02:43:47
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I liked the way I could pay using amazon. See problem below.
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Both plants were damaged when the package was crushed by the delivery service.
YouGarden Comments
Good Morning,

Firstly, thank you for your recent order with us. I am ever so sorry to hear that you are not satisfied with the order. Are you able to provide us with some images of what you have received please? I shall ensure we look into this for you.

Katy Rogers
Customer Service Assistant
Review Submitted: 31/03/2017 - 08:40:38
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They put themselves first and treat the customer like dirt.
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they should be reported to the trade descriptions
Review Submitted: 31/03/2017 - 06:10:28
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excellent service
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will wait until it blooms before making an assessment
Review Submitted: 30/03/2017 - 09:43:40
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Good delivery service
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Well packaged
Review Submitted: 30/03/2017 - 16:46:35
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Arrived early excellent service
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Plant get healthy
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We shall see later when the plants come to maturity
Review Submitted: 30/03/2017 - 08:13:46
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Good service and communication.
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When delivered, although we were pleased the plant had been left in the greenhouse as we were out when it was delivered, the courier had lain the carton down the wrong way. It stated the carton should be kept upright, not horizontal. The echium therefore had a kink at the top of the plant. It seems to be gradually straightening now.
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Very please with the service
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Well established plants
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Packaged really well, arrived in very good condition.
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All went very well
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In good packaging & lovely plants
Review Submitted: 30/03/2017 - 07:47:56
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'Pride of Madeira' Echium candicans
'Pride of Madeira' Echium candicans
2L Pot
Item: 680023
Only £14.99