A picture of a Cone Flower

Cone Flower

Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Giant'

Also known as

Coneflower 'Ruby Giant'

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Cone Flower Overview

This species is an upright clumped perennial herb which is easy to grow. The flowers are large daisy-like flowers and they have a brown central cone surrounded by purple, red or pink, drooping petals. The foliage is comprised of lance-shaped, dark green leaves.

Common problems with Cone Flower

How to propagate Cone Flower

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings from winter to early spring.

Division

Other uses of Cone Flower

Border, cutting bed, medicinal. Summer/Autumn interest.