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Echinacea purpurea 'Alba'

Echinacea purpurea | Coneflower

Perennial Any

What is Perennial Any?

Solitary flowers are held on sturdy stems

Attractive to butterflies and ideal for a wildlife or cottage garden

Associate beautifully with grasses

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Echinacea purpurea ‘Alba’ is an elegant alternative to traditional purple coneflowers, with a crown of green-tinged white petals surrounding a golden-brown central cone. A magnet for bees and butterflies, this hardy perennial is ideal for sunny borders, prairie planting and wildlife areas, and makes a great addition to cut flower arrangements. The seedheads can be left on the plant to provide winter interest. Height: 90cm (36in). Spread: 50cm (20in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 50cm (20in)
Spread Up to July

Perennial Any

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Flowering Months


1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (KC9104)

Grow echinacea plants in a sunny or semi shaded position on moist, well drained soil. Coneflowers prefer a deep, fertile soil and will benefit from the addition of some well rotted manure or garden compost to soil, prior to planting.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season until coneflower plants are fully established. Deadhead faded flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. In autumn, cut back faded echinacea flower stems and apply a mulch of well rotted manure to the base of the plant. Divide overcrowded plants in autumn or spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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