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Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Autumn colour, Flowers



Skill level


Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Plant details

White Swan' is a popular variety that produces white flowers with bronze centres from July to October. This white coneflower is shorter than other varieties, making it a great mid-border plant. Easy to grow, it will thrive in any decent soil and does not require staking. Bees love its flowers.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Echinacea

Species: purpurea

Cultivar: White Swan

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Autumn colour, Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to divide plants: September to May

Flowering period: July to October

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