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11/06/2013 at 14:48

Just wondering has anyone ever successfully grown Echinacea purpurea in a large container?

 

Thanks BH

11/06/2013 at 18:55

Yes, but it does have to be a fairly large and deep one.  Just snapped this in my garden - their second year in this 18" tub.  Five plants in all and they only produced one flower each in their first year, but I expect 3-4 times that many this year.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25264.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 

13/06/2013 at 09:13

Thanks Bob, I know it grows to a rather large plant so was concerned a container could affect it's flowering performance. You'll have to let me know how it flowers this Summer

13/06/2013 at 18:57

Will do - as long as we get something resembling a summer, that is!

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