Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinglow'

Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinglow'

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

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.70 m (70 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Brown, Pink, Red, Orange
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to September

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

Pinky-red ray florets form a horizontal ruff around a prominent orange-brown cone of disc florets on these decorative flowerheads. Appearing for a long period from midsummer to mid autumn they associate well with grasses.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. In autumn cut back all dead flower stems to the ground. Coneflowers benefit from a spring or autumn mulch with well-rotted compost.


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