Pride of Madiera

The wildflower, commonly known as pride of Madiera, grows along the Carmel Coast, and is resistant to drought, salty winds and deer while attracting butterflies–pretty much a home run in my books. The botanical name is echium candicans. The common name comes from the island of Madiera. When in blooms, the plant turns a purple-blue.

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