Echium Pininana

Echium pininana is a stunning biennial plant from the Canary Islands. In its first year it forms a low rosette of silver, hairy, spear-like leaves, and then in the second year it sends up a huge spike loaded with small blue flowers.

Echium Webbii

E. webbii is a tender, bushy, rounded, evergreen sub-shrub, often grown as a biennial or perennial, with upright stems bearing lance-shaped, hairy, dark grey-green leaves and, from spring into summer, dense, spike-like panicles of blue flowers with prominent, pink stamens.