Echinacea purpurea 'Milkshake'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Milkshake’

Coneflower

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Echinacea purpurea 'Milkshake'
  • Common name: Coneflower
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

White

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Echinacea purpurea ‘Milkshake’ is a fantastic echinacea, bearing fully double, pom-pom-like blooms in white with a golden-yellow centre, that don’t fade with age. Long-lasting, its blooms are perfect for cutting. What’s more, plants are well-branched and don’t need staking.

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Grow Echinacea purpurea ‘Milkshake’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun in the middle of a border or in a pot. Cut back spent blooms to encourage repeat-flowering.

How to grow Echinacea 'Milkshake'

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do not Take cuttings in June

Do not Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do Take cuttings in September

Do Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Echinacea 'Milkshake' and wildlife

Echinacea 'Milkshake' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Echinacea 'Milkshake' poisonous?

Echinacea 'Milkshake' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People