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’|
|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)|
|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|