Also known as
Pale Purple Coneflower, Pale Echinacea, Pale-Flower Echinacea
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Common problems with Cone Flower
Generally pest and disease free, however slugs maybe attack young growth.
How to harvest Cone Flower
Generally not harvested but flowers can be cut for floral arrangements.
How to propagate Cone Flower
Clumps can be divided in Spring or Autumn, however they do not like being disturbed and can take several years to flower again.
Cuttings from the roots can be taken in late autumn to early winter.
Sow in spring and keep the growing medium above 13C.