Our Viper's-bugloss plug plants for sale are priced per individual plant. This product has a minimum quantity of 10 plug plants. For orders over 500 plug plants please contact us.
All our plants for sale are native British wildflowers grown from wild seed in our sustainable nursery.
Common Name : Viper's-bugloss
Latin Name: Echium vulgare
Description : The Viper's bugloss plant is a biennial herb dotted with red based bristles and carrying blue-purple flowers. It is widespread in much of the UK and Ireland, absent from the north of Scotland and north-western Ireland. It inhabits dry grasslands, sandy and chalky soils, dunes and cliffs.
Height : 80cm
Flowering time : June to September
Colour : Blue through purple.
Management: Viper's bugloss grows best in full sunlight on well drained chalky or sandy soils, although it can tolerate a range of soil types including nutritionally poor soils. It is also tolerant of maritime exposure.