A picture of a Purple coneflower

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnum'

Also known as

Coneflower

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

50cm

60cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Purple coneflower 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 Purple coneflower

How to propagate Purple coneflower

Cuttings

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

Division

Other uses of Purple coneflower

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