Echinacea purpurea 'Mistra'

Echinacea purpurea 'Mistra'

Coneflower

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Key Information

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

Height: 85cm

Spread: 45cm

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

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Echinaceas have grown in popularity in recent years, thanks to the trend for prarie-style planting.

Echinacea purpurea 'Mistra' is easy to grow as it tolerates most decent soils and its sturdy nature means that staking is unnecessary. The long-lived flowers are excellent for cutting and are attractive to bees. Echinacea purpurea 'Mistra' produces beautiful upward-facing pink flowers.

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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