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Echinacea pallida

Echinacea pallida

A spectacular species superficially similar to angustifolia but larger overall reaching 4' in height with florets that droop 9cm below the disk.____ZONE 5
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Echinacea pallida 'Hula Dancer'

Echinacea pallida 'Hula Dancer'

Thin quill like pink rays hang like a hula skirt, the human version would be quite revealing, alas this will only arouse kinky botanists.____ZONE 5
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Echinacea purpurea 'Double Decker'

Echinacea purpurea 'Double Decker'

Skewered flowers one atop the other, it does have a certain weird appeal.____ZONE 4
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Echinopsis spachiana

Echinopsis spachiana

Multi-stemmed columnar cactus, native to Western Argentina and Bolivia, basally branching, 2 to 2.5 inches in diameter (5-6 cm), 7 feet tall (2 m) Large white nocturnal flowers in late spring. The flowers are up to 8 inches long (20 cm), 6 inches in diameter (15 cm).
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Echium amoenum 'Red Feathers'

Echium amoenum 'Red Feathers'

Basically a smaller version of E. russicum, rough, hairy leaves, and spikes of raspberry flowers to around a foot tall. Like E. russicum, inclined to be short lived. Zone 4
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Echium russicum

Echium russicum

Often listed as a biennial, it has been perennial for me for quite a few years. First year from seed it makes a big rosette of rough hairy leaves and then in subsequent years shoots up spikes of raspberry flowers up to three feet or so. Not nearly as dramatic as some of the tender echium, but still striking, lovely, and different. Makes a great cut flower. Very tough and drought tolerant, but doesn't demand good drainage, as it was as happy as can be in the heavy wet clay of my old garden. Zone 5.
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Edrianthus dinaricus

Edrianthus dinaricus

A fine Yugoslavian species, it resembles a magnified pumilio, with the same upward facing flowers, but on stems 2-6cm tall.
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Edrianthus pumilio

Edrianthus pumilio

Farrer considered it a Wahlenbergia. "The jewel of the family, imagine tuffets of pure silver 8 across, built of spiny, glistening, pointed little leaves, with their upper surface covered in silvery close-piled silk, and their mass in early summer hidden from view beneath a dense settlement of great lilac lavender cups, sitting close over the cushion and gazing sturdily up to the day. In the moraine its silvered cushions wax round and fat and full immediately, until summer makes them hide themselves in a veil of purple bells, as it were a silver table set with myrrhine goblets for a party of deplorable bibulous fairies" Farrer of course!
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