Magnus Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

SKU
03177
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationek-i-NAY-see-a pur-PUR-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 3 ft. tall, clump forming.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance.
Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache)

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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