- Position: full sun
- Soil: most soils, except very dry or boggy
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to September
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Very floriferous in summer, this fresh-faced coneflower sets off rich plums and purples to perfection. It is a neat grower and the tips of the ray-florets have a slightly feathered effect, which gives them a subtle softness.
- Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. In autumn cut back all dead flower stems to the ground. Coneflowers benefit from a spring or autumn mulch with well-rotted compost.