Viper’s Bugloss Cultivation: Tips On Growing Viper’s Bugloss In Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Viper’s bugloss plant (Echium vulgare) is a nectar-rich wildflower with clusters of cheery, bright blue to rose-colored blooms that will attract hordes of happy honeybees to your garden. Viper’s bugloss flowers are suitable for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 3 through 8. Want to learn more about how to grow viper’s bugloss? Keep reading for tips on growing this low-maintenance plant! Viper’s Bugloss Cultivation Growing viper’s bugloss is easy. Just plant the seeds directly in the garden after all frost danger has passed in spring and you’ll have blooms in a few short months. Plant a few seeds every couple of weeks if you want blooms all summer long. You can also plant seeds in autumn for spring blooms. Viper’s bugloss thrives in full sun and nearly any dry, well-drained soil. Plant the seeds in a permanent location because viper’s

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