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botanical name:
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Purple cone flower
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
This form has extra large pinkish-purple flowerheads, up to 18cm across, with dark orange centres. Petals are held more horizontally than usual.

cultivation:
Well drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate dry soils and hot conditions.
Deadhead to prolong flowering.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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