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Coneflower White Swan in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

 

Coneflower 'White Swan'

Echinacea is well known for its large, daisy-like flowers. It is a bold, sturdy perennial sporting flowers with a large cone-shaped center, hence its common name of Coneflower. A long flowering perennial with blooms that can continue for over two months and last well as cut flowers. White Swan is a medium sized plant with and dark green leaves daisy like flowers that have white petals around a dark orange centre.

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plant Features
  • Coneflower White Swan likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Coneflower White Swan likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Coneflower White Swan is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Coneflower White Swan likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 3 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Coneflower 'White Swan'

Latin name

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Coneflower White Swan likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Coneflower White Swan is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Coneflower White Swan likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Coneflower White Swan likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Coneflower White Swan is 0.40meters x 0.50meters 0.40 M 0.50 M

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Echinacea is well known for its large, daisy-like flowers. It is a bold, sturdy perennial sporting flowers with a large cone-shaped center, hence its common name of Coneflower. A long flowering perennial with blooms that can continue for over two months and last well as cut flowers. White Swan is a medium sized plant with and dark green leaves daisy like flowers that have white petals around a dark orange centre.


Propagation by root cuttings.

From Early Winter TO Late Winter

Carefully lift the plant out of the ground, do not to damage its roots. Rinse the roots in water to remove all soil. With a sharp knife, take off 5cm lengths of pencil thin roots. Fill pots with compost to which grit has been added, lay the cuttings, spaced out, on top. Cover with a thin layer of compost. Water well, label pots and place in a in a cold frame or somewhere cool indoors. Replant the parent plant.

 

Planting outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants in fertile well drained soil in spring, in full sun to partial shade.

 

Flowering season

From Late Spring TO Late Summer

Flowers late spring to late summer, when in full sun, but a little later in partial shade.

 

Propagation by seed under glass

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Sow seed in trays of moist compost in late winter, cover and maintain a temperature of 13C. Harden them off before setting outdoors in a nursery bed in early summer, then on into growing position from early autumn onwards.

 
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