Echinacea 'Magnus' - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots
Echinacea 'Magnus', also known as Brauneria purpurea, and Eastern Purple Coneflower, is a tough and ever-popular addition to any perennial garden. Echinacea is loved around the world for its beautiful, showy flowers and reputed herbal remedies. If only all our plants could be so useful. Vibrant rose-pink petals surround the rust-colored cone-shaped center.
Name(s): Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus', Brauneria purpurea, Eastern Purple Cone Flower
Flower Color: Rose-pink, rust colored center.
Bloom Time: July to September
Height/Spread: 24 inches to 36 inches x 24 inches.
Climate Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade
Soil Condition: Well-drained to dry, average, pH 6.6 to 8.5
Features: Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, deer resistant, attracts butterflies.
Uses: Xeriscaping, massed planting, naturalizing, cutting gardens, butterfly gardens, herb gardens, native plant collections, medicinal plant collections.
Comments: Coneflower attracts Common Wood-nymph, Giant Swallowtail, Gulf Fritillary, Red Admiral, Red-Spotted Admiral, Viceroy, Spicebush Swallowtail, Zebra Heliconian, American Lady, Cabbage White, Common Checkered Skipper, Clouded Skipper, Fiery Skipper, Dun Skipper, Pecks Skipper, Zabulon Skipper, Tawny-edged Skipper, Silver-Spotted Skipper, Orange Sulphur, Clouded Sulphur, Zebra Swallowtail, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Black Swallowtail, Banded Hairstreak, Gray Hairstreak, Red-Banded Hairstreak, Great Southern White, Variegated Fritillary, Great Spangled Fritillary, Hayhurst’s Scallopwing, Horace’s Duskywing, Wild Indigo Duskywing, Little Glassywing, Monarch, Painted Lady, Pearl Crescent, Sachem, Silvery Checkerspot., and other butterflies.
Blooms appear from July to September, depending upon your climate. Mature height is 24 inches to 36 inches.
Echinacea tolerates a wide range of soil pH, from 6.6 to 8.5. It prefers full sun to light shade. Do not over water. In fact, Echinacea is drought- and heat-tolerant. It attracts butterflies and is deer-resistant.
Echinacea is perfect for mass plantings and naturalizing. It's a nice low maintenance plant, good for USDA climate zones 3 to 9. Space 24 inches apart.
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