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Echinacea purpurea ''White Swan''

White Coneflower (Transitional Plant)

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Echinacea purpurea (White Coneflower)

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan' is a recent cultivar of the standard Purple Coneflower with the same large orange cone, and reflexed petals, only white. Standing erect at 36", it is a beautiful addition to brighten a dark spot in your perennial bed.

Additional Information:
It makes an excellent cut flower with a long vase life.


Height
24-36 Inches

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Spread
18-24 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
White


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Planted with Shasta Daisy, it will carry on the white accent in your garden by beginning to bloom at the time the daisy stops.

Good Companions
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium), Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum), Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Root

Fibrous

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
Average

Special Uses

Containers
Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar