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Echinacea purpurea ‘Elton Knight’


Purple Coneflower

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.650.080


A distinctive selection of our native Purple Coneflowe bred in the Netherlands by plantsman Piet Oudolf. Fairly compact in habit, an ideal height for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. This selection has multiple blooms per stem, which is a very unique feature. The large flowers have a flat row of clear magenta-pink petals surrounding a large central cone of rusty orange. Flowering begins in midsummer and continues for weeks if faded blooms are regularly removed. Coneflowers are sturdy and easy-care perennials that perform best in a sunny location. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies. Seed heads are useful in dried arrangements. Excellent for cutting. Bred by British plantsman Anthony Brooks. USPP#18133: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Echinacea purpurea ‘Elton Knight’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   60-65 cm
   23-25 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium













Echinacea purpurea ‘Elton Knight’


Purple Coneflower

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.650.080


A distinctive selection of our native Purple Coneflowe bred in the Netherlands by plantsman Piet Oudolf. Fairly compact in habit, an ideal height for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. This selection has multiple blooms per stem, which is a very unique feature. The large flowers have a flat row of clear magenta-pink petals surrounding a large central cone of rusty orange. Flowering begins in midsummer and continues for weeks if faded blooms are regularly removed. Coneflowers are sturdy and easy-care perennials that perform best in a sunny location. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies. Seed heads are useful in dried arrangements. Excellent for cutting. Bred by British plantsman Anthony Brooks. USPP#18133: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Echinacea purpurea ‘Elton Knight’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   60-65 cm
   23-25 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium