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Magnus Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Pronunciation: ek-i-NAY-see-a pur-PUR-ee-uh
SKU #03177

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Description Named 1998 Perennial Plant of the Year! A well-behaved plant with bold six-inch wide, magenta-rose flowers; petals are horizontal, not pendulous. Attracts butterflies; perfect for the informal, nature-inspired garden. Excellent cut flower. Perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Fast grower to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border
Design Ideas This reliable plant can be incorporated as individuals into mixed planters with trees and shrubs. Its natural home is with other perennials in a flower border. Also works well in wild gardens and with native plants, where the rangy character is right at home.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Phlox (Phlox); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache)
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less water once established. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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