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Echinaceas have grown in popularity in recent years, thanks to the trend for prairie-style planting. They're easy to grow as they tolerate most decent soils and their sturdy nature means that staking is unnecessary. Their long-lived flowers are excellent for cutting and are attractive to bees. Echinacea 'Irresistable' produces beautiful upward-facing, flat, pinkish-purple flowers from June to September.
Plant type: Hardy perennial
Flower colour: Magenta
Foliage colour: Dark green
Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife
Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Sandy
Skill level: Beginner
Time to divide plants: September to May
Flowering period: June to September
I'm a novice gardener but have planted echinacea
do you dead head them ?
Does anyone know why these flowers last so long? They seem to last for weeks in my garden!
I planted echinacea purprea seeds this year, they all came up and I have had quite large plants BUT NONE of them flowered.
Any ideas why?
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