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Echinacea purpurea : fact sheet


Species name:
Echinacea purpurea
Common names:
Echinacea ,GREEN ENVY ,pink rudbeckia ,Purple coneflower
Description:
Echinacea purpurea Echinacea, CONEFLOWER - GREEN ENVY, Herb, Seed from Ball Straathof Erect Herbaceous Perennial

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Erect - Perennials
Usage:
Herbs/Flavouring ,Edible Flower ,Edible Root/Tubers ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies ,Attract Birds
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Flowers-Good cut flower ,Flowers Particularly Smelly ,Combo Tones Yellowish/Whitish/Creamy ,Combo Tones Yellowish/Orangeish/Redish/Pinkish
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.) ,Autumn/Fall (Mar.-May)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen

Plant suppliers

Johannesburg
tel: 0117942316
email: info@ballstraathof.co.za
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cell: 0799185004
tel: 0217820631
email: michela@plantsinstock.co.za
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