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White Coneflower


This is an improved variety of the traditional purple Echinacea that has large, white flowers. While Echinacea's may bring to mind cottage gardens, they are enjoying renewed use in other garden applications due to their beauty, versatility, and drought resistance. This plant is perhaps best used in mixed perennial beds and borders.

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Rough, hairy

Leaf length : 3"

Leaf shape : Ovate

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 4"

Flower shape : Daisy-like, conical

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Dormancy period

Average size maturity width : 1 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -40 to -35 F( Z3a)

Sunset zone : 1-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes