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All About Echinacea

With a stunning array of brilliant colors and varieties, we decided it was time to showcase our top echinacea varieties. These brilliant colors can help to improve your mood and reduce stress.Loved by gardeners and pollinators for their colorful flowers, echinacea is great for Midwest landscapes. Echinacea has nine varieties native to North America. Whether you are looking for long lasting cut flowers, pollinator friendly or hardy plants, echinacea does it all. Here are our top varieties.

 ‘Magnus’ Coneflower

Bright pink blooms offer a sweet fragrance from early to late summer. Commonly called Coneflower Purple Magnus, this perennial reaches a mature height of 36 inches and spread of 12 inches. Great for cottage themed gardens, this variety grows best in Zone 2.


Echinacea Sombrero® Adobe Orange

Vibrant orange flowers are meant to brighten your day. Reaching a mature height of 24 inches and spread of 22 inches, this plant is great for adding pops of color into your landscape or garden. It is deer resistant and hardy to Zone 3.

Echinacea Sombrero Poco™ Hot Coral

Make a fun statement with these bright red coneflowers. Blooming into fall, this perennial is great for late season pollinators. They require full sun and grow 24 inches tall and 18 inches wide. Plant in Zone 4.

Echinacea PowWow® Wild Berry

PowWow® Wild Berry is perfect for cut flower arrangement with rose-purple blooms growing on study, upright stems. The coneflower reaches a mature height of 24 inches and spread of 12 inches. Long lasting blooms appear from late spring to late summer. This Zone 4 plant is a great addition to Midwest landscapes.

Echinacea is a wonderful plant for wildflowers, cottage gardens, cut flower displays and so much more. Get creative with your plantings and enjoy the colorful blooms each season. Relax and soak in all of the delightful blooms, it might just improve your mood.

See more echinacea varieties in our catalog.

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