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help identify this plant - Pride of Madeira (Echium candicans)

 
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this was given to me as a gift, but I don't know its name and how to take care for it. would be grateful for help.
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Wow, very cool! It looks like a variety with fasciation.  https://wimastergardener.org/article/fascinating-fasciation/
 
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Pride of Madeira, maybe? https://www.gardenia.net/plant/echium-candicans-pride-of-madeira
 
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Oooo!  Could definitely be a fasciated Pride of Madeira!
 
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thank you everybody for your help - I can't wait see my cutting growing!
 
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I remember the first time I saw lots of Echiums growing along the road in the mountains north of Santa Cruz. The first thing I thought of was Dr Seuss. I see them in people's gardens around here, but I get the feeling they sort of went out of fashion like hydrangeas did. I think they're awesome, and apparently lots of types of bees do as well, so I'll be trying to grow them more (bad luck with the first few I started).
 
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Hey Stefan, welcome to Premies.

It looks like others have identified what kind of plant it is, and I learned something new because I didn't have any idea what it was. But, I can see in the picture, the plant is showing symptoms of fertilizer burn. The curling leaves and the burnt/brown leaf tips are sure signs of excess soluble nitrogen. Flushing the soil with water will greatly help the plant.
 
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