Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ is an upright branching perennial. Plants have fibrous roots and form small colonies from short thick rhizomes.
Stems are sturdy and pubescent with leathery oval or lance shaped leaves. The blades are medium green with a short winged petiole.. Each daisy-like head has ivory coloured drooping rays. 2x 12 cm pots £9.oo. perfect for growing in containers or the middle of the herbaceous border.
For best results grow Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. It’s ideal for growing in bold drifts in a mixed border, or with low-growing grasses in a prairie-style planting scheme.
Position: full sun
Soil: most soils, except very dry or boggy
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: June to September
Hardiness: fully hardy