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Echinacea Magnus

Coneflower Magnus is the Purple Coneflower hybrid bred to not have the drooping petals of the native. Natural color. (Echinacea purpurea)

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 28-36" tall, Up to 18" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU ABLI5XX
Common Name Coneflower
Botanical Name Echinacea purpurea
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 28-36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Up to 18" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Native, Extended Blooms
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada No
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Description
This is the famous plains native called Purple Coneflower, but better known today by its botanical name: Echinacea.

For years before it was a favorite of the herbal medicine industry, it was always one of the loveliest wildflowers on the plains.

This large pink-to-purple daisy is a mainstay of all well-grown wildflower meadows, and is also a major colormaker in perennial borders. Magnus, this hybrid, is a bit shorter than the native plant, and the flower petals do not droop, as is often the case with the wildflowers.

You can easily grow this great native plant from our seed (See our Wildflower Seed Department) but to save a year or more, its really easy to plug in these plants.

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Reviews

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American MeadowsEchinacea Magnus
 
3.6

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable growth (6)
  • Low maintenance (5)
  • Long bloom time (3)
  • Pest resistant (3)
  • Vivid colors (3)

Cons

  • Slow growth (3)

Best Uses

  • Cut flowers (3)
  • Erosion control (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (6), Casual hobbyist (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

beautiful and easy to grow

Plant arrived in beautiful condition. I got one flower and it is not even two feet tall yet. These are easy to grow and come back more beautiful each year. Their bloom season...Read complete review

Plant arrived in beautiful condition. I got one flower and it is not even two feet tall yet. These are easy to grow and come back more beautiful each year. Their bloom season is long and bees love them. They will stand out in any flower bed.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great plant; terrible starts

Surprised that you would send out plants only two inches tall. None of the seedlings made it. I ended up buying Magnus from a local nursery. The plant itself is great - but...Read complete review

Surprised that you would send out plants only two inches tall. None of the seedlings made it. I ended up buying Magnus from a local nursery. The plant itself is great - but your seedlings were not!

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3.0

No blooms yet. Too soon

By 

from Fenton, MO

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Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

        We'll see what happens

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        3.0

        Echinacea Purchase

        By 

        from Huron, SD

        About Me Casual Hobbyist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Needs Extensive Watering
          • Short Bloom Time

          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

            Planted on south side, had to get replacement for one of the plants which ended up being much better than the first two.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Exactly as I'd have hoped

            By 

            from Beekman, NY

            About Me Casual Hobbyist

            Pros

            • Low Maintenance
            • Reliable Growth
            • Vivid Colors

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Areas

              Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

              Happy with the results of this flower after only having planted it this spring.

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              beautiful and easy to grow

              By 

              from St. Louis, Missouri

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Pros

              • Attracts Bees
              • Beautiful flowers
              • Fragrant
              • Long Bloom Time
              • Low Maintenance
              • Reliable Growth
              • Vivid Colors

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Cut Flowers
                • Erosion Control

                Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                Plant arrived in beautiful condition. I got one flower and it is not even two feet tall yet. These are easy to grow and come back more beautiful each year. Their bloom season is long and bees love them. They will stand out in any flower bed.

                 
                2.0

                Still waiting for blooms.

                By 

                from Colorado

                About Me Casual Hobbyist

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Slow Growth

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                    I planted this in the spring, and it hasn't grown very much, or bloomed yet.

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Cut Flower

                    By 

                    from North Mississippi

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                    Pros

                    • Fragrant
                    • Long Bloom Time
                    • Low Maintenance
                    • Pest Resistant
                    • Reliable Growth
                    • Vivid Colors

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Cut Flowers

                      Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                      The plant came rather small, but grew well and hardy. Once blooms started they continued until fall. Great cut flowers. I hand watered daily and planted in sun/partial shade. My bed is on the east facing side of my house, so early morning sun until afternoon, and the house shades for the rest of the day.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Doing well

                      By 

                      from Hope Id

                      About Me Casual Hobbyist

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                      Pros

                      • Low Maintenance
                      • Pest Resistant
                      • Reliable Growth

                      Cons

                      • Slow Growth

                      Best Uses

                      • Cut Flowers
                      • Erosion Control
                      • Large Areas
                      • Raised Beds

                      Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                      A good reliable plant that has wonderful color and it did well even through our super hot and dry summer

                       
                      1.0

                      POOR VALUE FOR THE MONEY

                      By 

                      from SOUTH CAROLINA

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                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                            PLANTS WERE BARELY SEEDLINGS NOT EVEN TWO INCHES TALL VERY DISAPPOINTING WILL NOT ORDER FROM THIS COMPANY AGAIN.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Bloom fast and forever

                            By 

                            from brookville,pa

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                            Pros

                            • Long Bloom Time
                            • Low Maintenance
                            • Pest Resistant
                            • Reliable Growth

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Erosion Control

                              Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                              Massive blooms grew super fast, strong healthy plants.

                               
                              3.0

                              growing?

                              By 

                              from ohio

                              Pros

                              • Reliable Growth

                              Cons

                              • Slow Growth

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                                doing fine and trying to grow

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                blooms beauitful

                                By 

                                from roseau minnesota

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                                Pros

                                • Accurate Instructions
                                • Attractive
                                • Hardy
                                • Healthy

                                Cons

                                • None

                                Best Uses

                                • Garden
                                • Outdoors

                                Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                                love this flower

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                 
                                5.0

                                blooms beauitful

                                By 

                                from roseau minnesota

                                About Me Avid Gardener

                                Pros

                                • Accurate Instructions
                                • Attractive
                                • Hardy
                                • Healthy

                                Cons

                                • None

                                Best Uses

                                • Garden
                                • Outdoors

                                Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                                love this flower

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal

                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                1.0

                                Great plant; terrible starts

                                By 

                                from Atlanta, GA

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Magnus:

                                      Surprised that you would send out plants only two inches tall. None of the seedlings made it. I ended up buying Magnus from a local nursery. The plant itself is great - but your seedlings were not!

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal

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