ECHINACEA purpurea

Commonly known as Purple coneflower

Purplish-pink flowers growing up to 5 feet
Further Reading....
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Purple pink
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Erect perennial with red-tinted green stems. Rough hairy basal leaves 15cm (6in) long and lance-shaped stem leaves. Flowerheads have golden-brown cone-shaped discs.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

ECHINACEA purpurea

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. Rudbeckia purpurea.
    Medicinal properties
    Dried rhizomes and roots are widely used in herbal medicines where they are believed to fortify the immune system.
    Pests & Diseases
    None. Prolonged wet can cause root rot
    Place of origin
    USA ( Michigan south to Virginia, Louisiana and Georgia)
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    Large flowers to 13cm (5in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Deep, well drained, humus- rich soil.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.5m (5ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

Buy Varieties of ECHINACEA purpurea

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Fatal Attraction'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Fatal Attraction'

Purple coneflower

bright purple-pink flowers with non-drooping petals on dark stems

 
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ECHINACEA purpurea 'Green Jewel'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Green Jewel'

Coneflower

light green petals with a dark green cone. Fragrant

 
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ECHINACEA purpurea 'White Swan'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'White Swan'

Purple coneflower

clear white with dark centre

 
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