Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’


An improved strain with a bushy habit. Flower petals are reddish-purple and stick straight out, rather than drooping downwards. Perennial Plant of the Year in 1998. Images courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.



Height: 24-36″

Spread: 12-18″

Light Needs: Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Flower Colour: Purple

Blooms: July to September

Key Features: Cut Flowers, Attracts Butterflies/Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant

Landscape Uses: Mass Planting, General Gardening, Container Planting