Echinacea purpurea

Coneflower Green Twister


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This variety was selected for its horisonal flower petals, which is unusual for this species. Green twister starts out with green petals, turning pink in colour. After the petals deteriorate the bronze cone is equaly eye catching.


50 seeds per packet

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    Flower type:Filler
    Life cycle:Hardy Annual
    Climate:Will toletrate frost and live for many years.
    Sowing guide:Direct sow not recommended. Sow in trays in spring and transplant after 6 weeks
    Planting Season:Spring
    Germination guide:5-20 days @ 20-24 C. Light required - cover seed with a thin layer of vermiculite
    Good Bee Food:No
    Flowering time:Mid summer to mid autumn
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:60-90cm
    Spacing:30 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Low maintenance, drought tolerant plant. Don't over-water once established.

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when flowers are fully open. Expected vase life is 5-7 days. Also interesting dried.

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