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Echinacea purpurea White Swan

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Echinacea purpurea White Swan Coneflower,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables Shrub Like, Upright, Upright Narrow

Compact perennial with dark green foliage and masses of beautiful large white flowers from Summer through to early Autumn. The white flower petals overlap a golden yellow cone. Great for cottage gardens and makes an excellent cut flower. Grows approx. 60cm-1m tall x 40cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High