During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it won’t harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
White Swan Coneflower - Echinacea
ECHINACEA: It is hard to imagine a sunny perennial border without Echinacea! Easy to grow in almost any sunny situation, these offerings include classics and some of the newest and most exciting advances in the field. Butterflies love the flowers, birds love the seeds, we love the generous long lasting bouquets. Stiff stems on carefree plants – coneflowers remain one of the finest border plants. The Echinacea White Swan Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea, is an easy to grow flower that produces beautiful white daisy-like flowers. The large, fragrant flowers bloom from July to October and a major attractor to butterflies and bees and deer resistant, it is a must for any perennial gardens. With its dark green foliage, Echinacea White Swan coneflowers, stand 3 feet high with a plant spread of 18-24 inches. For best results, plant in full sun in a well drained area. Hardy in zones 3-9. Echinacea is known for its large flower heads that turn to seed in the fall. A great choice for cut flowers, adding a wilderness look to your garden. Not only is it a prized perennial for many gardeners, but also a potent medicine. It has been reported that Echinacea increases immune function, reduces the effects of colds and flus, fight off viral, bacterial and fungal infections and purify the blood and flush waste from the lymphatic system.
Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'
Color of Bloom: White
Hardy Zones 3-8. Mature Height: 28-36"
Months of Bloom: Mid Summer to Early Fall
Immediate shipping in 4 inch pot.