Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Hugely long-flowering border perennial and cut flower, which lasts up to two weeks in the vase. More
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Hugely long-flowering border perennial and cut flower, which lasts up to two weeks in the vase. It's also a tip-top pollinator plant, rich in nectar through late summer and autumn when foliage is in short supply.

Genus Echinacea
Variety Magnus
Group purpurea
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Purple Coneflower
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Surface sow the seed and press lightly into the soil. Seeds need light to germinate. Prick out each seedling as it becomes large enough to handle, grow on into a 9cm pot. Plant out in spring once hardened off. If you do not see any or very little germination expose the seeds to a fortnight of cooler conditions to break any dormancy cycle. Don't give up on them as spring temperatures will also help break the dormancy.
Care Tips Echinacea like bright positions in free draining soil. They also like to have their own space so don’t overcrowd them or force them to compete with other established plants, give them plenty of room to get settled.
Flowering July - September
Vase Life Last up to two weeks in the vase.
Harvesting 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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