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Echinacea purpurea - 'Ruby Giant' (Echinacea, Cone Flower)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer late), Purple Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Echinacea purpurea - Cultivation Notes

This shrubby perennial prefers full sun and well drained yet moist fertile soil. They like a regular mulching to improve soil quality yet don’t like being disturbed, so if you divide them, take care!

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Echinacea purpurea:

  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest

Weaknesses of Echinacea purpurea

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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Common Missspellings: Ecinacea, Echinacia, Eckinacea, Ekinacea, Ecinacear

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