Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Magnus Coneflower

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

A tall, coarse plant with large, dark green leaves and a large, 3-4" flower with broad hot pink to purple petals that surround a brown/bronze cone. 


More About Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

  • Introduced by the Jelitto Seeds
  • Plant of the Year in 1998
  • It attracts butterflies and small birds and is famous for its medicinal uses which include alleviating skin rashes and boosting the immune system.

Plants are tough and heat and drought tolerant once established. Their roots have famous medicinal qualities, they make great, long lasting, cut flowers and attract numerous butterflies and small birds.

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Ground Cover
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Mass Plant
  • Dried Flower
  • Small / Miniature
  • Edging
  • Specimen
  • Fragrant
  • Container

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Re-bloomer
  • Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Deep Pink
  • Purple

Habit

  • Clumping
  • Upright
  • Vase-like