Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

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Purple Coneflower

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

This is a variety of the native species that exhibits a very attractive cone and non-drooping rays. Rosy-lavender petals around a brown cone burnished with copper to red highlights.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

PPA Perennial Plant of the Year 1998

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Will reseed. Birds appreciate the winter seed.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Dried Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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