Shrubs: Pride of Madeira in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center
Pride of Madeira (Echium fastuosum)
- Perennial shrub with spear-shaped leaves and spikes of light blue flowers that emerge in spring
- Native to the Portuguese island of Madeira
- Planted as a reliable ornamental plant well-adapted to this area’s climate
—Photos by Lenna Withrow.