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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'
Echinacea 'Magnus'

Our Price: $7.95
ZONE: 3 - 9
EXPOSURE: Full to Part Sun
SIZE: 48"H x 36"S
BLOOM: Magenta Purple, Mid Summer - Mid Fall

Availability: Spring 2020

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Echinacea 'Magnus' Plants

Echinacea purpurea

Echinacea 'Magnus' is a wonderful workhorse perennial in the garden with its daisy-like purple blooms with raised, conical centers! We also grow regular Echinacea Purple Coneflowers.

As hardy as it is beautiful, echinacea magnus, a flowering herb is very self sufficient. Drought resistant once established, it prefers loamy, well drained soil and will grow well in full or partial sun. Echinacea self sows vigorously, and will reproduce quickly under the right conditions. Magnus is a big hit with bees, butterflies and birds, these purple blooms will bring droves of natural pollinators to your garden. To control its spread, deadhead the fading flowers before they go to seed, but if you would like to attract lots of native wildlife, leave the seeds for the goldfinches and other seed eating birds.

Echinacea 'Magnus' Uses

Traditionally used in Native American medicine, Echinacea magnus is still modernly used to boost the immune system, as well as for its antidepressant properties. A beautiful medicinal herb, it can be taken in tea form or by extracting its healthful oils.

Though deer resistant, beware of slugs and Japanese beetles who love to prey on this lovely plant. Plant with other wonderful Fall flowers like Russian Sage and Rudbeckias for a stunning display of color!

Zones: 3 - 9

: 48"H x 36"S

Light: Full to Part Sun

Bloom: Magenta Purple, Mid Summer - Mid Fall

Uses: Echinacea is a beautiful medicinal herb and ornamental perennial! A magnet for native pollinators, this "cone flower" also makes a great cut flower for bouquets and arrangements.

: Don't overwater! Like most herbs, Echinacea doesn't need much water once it's established. Over watering will encourage root rot and possibly kill the plant. Susceptible to slugs and Japanese beetles.

Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review.

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great purchase! April 30, 2019
Reviewer: tracey alston from Bridgeport, CT United States  
The plants came well packed and healthy. All of the plants are doing well and one even has a bud developing.  No other suppliers' prices and quality compare. Thank you! Can't wait for my fall purchase.

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4 of 5 Staying strong late season April 30, 2019
Reviewer: Joshua Seidl from Staten Island, NY United States  
I normally don't transplant in October. But, decided to give this a try. It's doing good. Spring time coming will be the final verdict. For now, doing great.

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5 of 5 Healthy April 30, 2019
Reviewer: Sandra Kennedy from NEWINGTON, GA United States  
Looks like it going to survive.

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3 of 5 Cone flower May 31, 2017
Reviewer: Josephine Harrison from Rocky Mount, NC United States  
Ordered 3. Opened and planted soon after delivery. 2 are thriving and 1 disappeared.  Maybe should have let them mature in a pot a little longer before planting in garden.

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5 of 5 easy to grow! May 31, 2017
Reviewer: Caroline Jones from walkertown, NC United States  
We bought this plant last year and are all to happy to get another one this year. The blooms were picture perfect and our bees love it.  So far our new plant is growing healthy and strong. It promises to be every bit as beautiful as the one we bought from you before.

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