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Echinacea purpurea

For sale by Julie Norfolk

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Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres
£2.50

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Plant Finder: about Echinacea purpurea

Common names

Purple coneflower, Black samson, Coneflower

Description

Echinacea purpurea (Purple coneflower). This species is an upright clumped perennial herb which is easy to grow. The flowers are large daisy-like flowers and they have a brown central cone surrounded by purple, red or pink, drooping petals. The foliage is comprised of lance-shaped, dark green leaves.

Cultivation

This perennial will require moist, humus-rich, well drained soil. It will tolerate wind and drought. You will need to dead regularly to prolong the flowering.

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed, medicinal. Summer/Autumn interest.

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Echinacea purpurea | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Light, Medium, Humus-rich, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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