Midsummer into fall, blooms of the most unusual green add interest to the garden! Just 20-24" tall, the strong stems need no staking. And poor soil, drought, heat are no problem! Deer tend to avoid. Echinacea purpurea 'Green Jewel' PP18678.
Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
Winter CareNo winter care needed
Flower FormDouble coneflower. Out of the cone is growing a pompom as the flower matures.
Foliage TypeOvate to broad-lanceolate, dark green leaves.
Soil RequirementMoist well drained soil. Once established it is drought tolerant.
PruningDivide clumps about every 4 years. Plants rebloom without deadheading, but removal of spent flowers improves appearance.
Additional InformationIn the winter the dead flower stems will remain erect. If flower heads are not removed, the blackened cones may be visited by goldfinches or other birds who will feed on the seeds.