Echium simplex

Echium simplex

  • Echium simplex
  • Echium simplex
  • Flower name
    Echium simplex
  • Scientific name
    Echium 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.


  • Eye
    Boraginales
  • Family
    Boraginaceae
  • Genus
    Echium
  • Species
    E. simplex
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scorpion inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    kidney-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeherbaceous biennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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