- Flower nameEchium simplex
- Scientific nameEchium simplex
- AliasEchium simplex, Tower of jewels
- Place of originthe island of Tenerife
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
- Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April
What is Echium simplex
Echium simplex or Tower of jewels (scientific name: Echium simplex) is a non-hardy biennial herb endemic to the island of Tenerife, in the family Boraginaceae, genus Echium. This is a white-flowered Echium candicans.
Common name: Echium simplex; scientific name: Echium simplex; origin: Tenerife; form: non-hardy perennial (biennial); herb height: 1-2 m; flowering season: February-April.