Magnus Purple Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'
Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ek-i-NAY-see-a pur-PUR-ee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 3 ft. tall, clump forming.|
|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 Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance.|
|Key Feature||Summer Flowering|
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