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Echinacea purpurea 'Pink Parasol'

Coneflower

Popularised by the master of the prairie style, Piet Oudolf, Echinacea have become a must have plant. This popularity has led to some fairly radical hybrids being introduced that possess a very exotic range of colours and a highly capricious nature. 

Many are totally unreliable performers that merit being treated as annuals. 

We've found Pink Parasol to be a decent trouper in both the nursery and our garden. 

It's  large flowered with long, deep pink petals surrounding a bright orange central cone. Once established, bushy plants produce many clusters of tall flowering stems. 

Echinacea are  relatively short lived perennials even in the wild so in the UK climate  expect to replace plants every 2 - 3 years. A thick dry mulch in winter can prolong their lifespan.

£ 6.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Asteraceae

Hardy perennial

H7

90cm 

60cm 

Dark green 

Deep pink, orange centre 

Well drained, sand, clay, loam 

Full sun 

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