Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea  'Magnus'

Common Name: Coneflower
Genus: Echinacea
Species: purpurea
Cultivar: 'Magnus'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Red, Orange
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Large deep reddish daisy-like flowers with prominent dark orange centres are borne on stiff stems from July to September. The petals of this deep purple form of coneflower are more horizontal than the more popular species plant. It copes well with adverse weather conditions, has a long flowering season and is attractive to bees and butterflies. A great choice for a sunny well-drained mixed or new perennial border.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. In autumn cut back all dead flower stems to the ground.


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