purple coneflower ‘Green Edge’

Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Edge’ (purple coneflower ‘Green Edge’) has long sturdy stems that support a orange cone surrounded by white petals.

It blooms from mid-summer until autumn and prefers locations with full sun. The flowering period can be extended with deadheading. 

Botanical Name Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Edge’
Common Name purple coneflower ‘Green Edge’
Family Asteraceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 1-2ft (60-90cm x 30-60cm)
Flower Color Green-White
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Cultivated Form of a Native Plant. Horticultural origin.
Location in Lurie Garden West Meadow, East Meadow

Average Flowering Time