Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Jewel’

Green Coneflower
USDA Zone: 3-9
A distinctive selection of our native Purple Coneflower bred in the Netherlands by plantsman Piet Oudolf. Fairly compact in habit, an ideal height for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. The large and fragrant blooms have a row of light-green petals surrounding a large central cone of deep green. Flowering begins in midsummer and continues for weeks if faded blooms are regularly removed. Coneflowers are sturdy and easy-care perennials that perform best in a sunny location. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies. Seed heads are useful in dried arrangements. Excellent for cutting. USPP#18678, CPBRAF: unlicensed propagation prohibited.
Sun Exposure   Full Sun or Partial Shade

Soil Type   Normal or Sandy or Clay

Soil pH   Neutral or Alkaline or Acid

Soil Moisture   Average or Dry or Moist

Care Level   Easy

Flower Color   Green

Blooming Time   Mid-Summer   Late Summer   Early Fall

Foliage Color   Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
Accent: Good Texture/Form    Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds    Border
Containers    Cut Flower
Deer Resistant   Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant    Fragrant
Massed   Specimen

Flower Head Size   Medium

Height    20-23 inches

Spread    12-18 inches

Foot Traffic    None

Growth Rate    Medium

 

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