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One flower that is sure to make jaws drop is the Echium of tower of jewels flower. If sheer size doesn’t impress you, the silvery foliage will. Read here for information on tower of jewels plant care.

Echium Tower of Jewels Flower: Tips For Growing Tower Of Jewels Plants in Flowers, Ornamental Gardens

Purple reign ... huge bougainvillea may be world's largestThe  plant is attached to a university building in Nanning, China, and currently stands over 100ft high.  While the purple bougainvillea was planted just ten years ago, it has already grown enough to cover the five-storey building from top to bottom.

The massive plant is attached to a university building in Nanning, China, and currently stands over high. While the purple bougainvillea was planted just ten years ago, it has already grown enough to cover the five-storey building from top to bottom.

Echium wildpretii - Martha Stewart Living, February 2013

Pride of Madeira, Echium candicans, is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae, a rapidly growing evergreen shrub to 4 to 6 feet tall or more by as wide.This is a good plant for mild coastal climates and seaside gardens.

Bromelia Puya raimondi Titanca Titanka del Peru (#puya)(#titanca) http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.4845509448339.2176588.1014978408&type=1

Bromelia --Bolivia-------------endilletante: National Geographic, february 1966 : “Flamboyant is the world for Bolivia”, article and photographs by Loren McIntyre.

Echium wildpretii "Tower of Jewels"

2009 garden addition, Echium wildpretii "Tower of Jewels" - drought tolerant. Sends up these blooms upon maturity in it's second Spring.