Echinacea purpurea Magnus
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'
Purple Flowering Echinacea Magnus Coneflower
Echinacea is easy-to-grow natives that bloom heavily from summer to fall.
Echinacea purpurea magnus has extra large pink flowers with a copper-brown cone (center). Echinacea purpurea magnus are a long lasting cut flower. Where classic coneflower's petals point down, 'Magnus' are held more horizontally. The bicolor effect from this variety is due to the blooms intense color fading as they age. Perennial Plant Association 1998 Plant of the Year. They are drought and heat tolerant with long-lasting magnificent displays of large daisies with coned centers.A North American native in the Daisy family, Echinacea produce big, bright flowers from late June until frost. Plants thrive in average soils and withstand hot and dry conditions. Blooms last well cut or dried, and the seeds in the large cone at the center of the flower head provide nourishment for birds when finished blooming. Echinacea is a must have in every garden for butterflies and pollinators.