Echinacea White Swan

Echinacea White Swan

About Echinacea White Swan

The white petals of this coneflower create a beautiful contrast to the pink echinacea. This variety is exceptionally easy to grow. Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. A resilient plant that is tolerant in conditions of drought, heat, humidity and poor soil. Plants usually rebloom without deadheading.

Echinacea White Swan

Zone: 3 to 8
Exposure: Mostly Sunny
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer – Early Fall
Height: 24-36”
Echinacea White Swan Features: Deer Resistant, Cut Flower, Attracts Butterfly and Birds, Drought tolerant, Perennial

Planting and Growing Echinacea

Make sure your Echinacea “harden off” to cool nights and windy conditions before planting. This requires leaving them outside in a protected area for a few days otherwise, they may wilt after planting. Choose an area that is mostly sunny. Prepare your planting hole by turning the soil at least a shovel size deep and wide and be sure the hole is filled with plenty of organic matter for the best results. Remove your plant from its pack and gently loosen the root ball. Plant deep enough to cover the top of the root ball. Press down firmly on the soil and then water it in. Consider fertilizing once or twice a season. You can mulch if you like but not too close to the plant to avoid rot. Clip spent blooms for a continuous flowering!

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