Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’ Magnus Purple Coneflower

Echinacea has 9 species in its genus and all are native to the United States. They are related to Rudbeckia and have very much the same look when flowering. Echinaceas have dark green leaves and solitary, daisy-like flower heads. They require well-drained soil, full sun and flowers should be cut off when flowering is complete in order to extend the bloom time. Purple Coneflowers attract wildlife and provide a wildflower or wilderness look to your garden. Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’ has a bit larger flower (approx. 7 inches wide) with dark orange disks and the ray florets are deep purple and more horizontal than other varieties. 1998 Perennial Plant of the year. Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’ is part of our Plants For Texas® Program, meaning it was Texas Grown, Tested in Texas to perform outstanding for Texas Gardens.

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