Viper’s Bugloss ‘Echium vulgare’

From £1.50

Pink buds opening to a glorious display of vivid blue. Known as viper’s bugloss, blueweed, Snake Flower and Blue Devil. It is a biennial. The pollen is blue but the filaments of the stamens remain red, contrasting against the blue flowers.

It flowers between May/June and September. Also likes chalky soil or dry grassland.


Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Prefers a sunny spot, ideally on chalky soil or dry grassland.


A variety of insects and pollinators.

Flowering season

June – September

Flowering colour


Eventual height


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