Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Coneflower

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'
  • Common name: Coneflower
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 75cm

Spread: 45cm

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' bears large, deep red, daisy-like flowers with a dark orange centre, held horizontally on rigid stems. It has a long flowering season and is extremely attractive to bees and butterflies.

For best results grow Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' in full sun in well-drained soil. It's well suited to growing in a mixed herbaceous border or prarie-style planting scheme.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers, Seeds for birds

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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