Echinacea White Swan

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Coneflower White Swan is the white version of Purple Coneflower. Together, the two make a great show. (Echinacea purpurea)

Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Native
Native
Extended Blooms
Extended Blooms
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 28-36" tall, Up to 18" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
SKU ABLI6XX
This is the white version of our 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.

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

Associated SKUs
ABLI6XX
64PER (Plant - 3" pot) - Out of stock.
AFLI631 (Plant - 3" pot) - Out of stock.
Common Name Coneflower
Botanical Name Echinacea purpurea
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color White
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 Time 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 Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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American MeadowsEchinacea White Swan
 
3.3

(based on 7 reviews)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate instructions (3)
  • Healthy (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (3)
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1.0

Small ,flimsy and almost dead upon recieving

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from bradenton, florida

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Difficult To Use
  • Flimsy
  • Small In Size
  • Unattractive

Best Uses

  • Garden

Comments about American Meadows Echinacea White Swan:

again seems to be shipped when its not ready

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2.0

Healthy Plants

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from Northern Iowa

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Healthy

Cons

  • No Flowers

Best Uses

  • Garden

Comments about American Meadows Echinacea White Swan:

Planted in garden as directed. Now about 1 1/2 ft. tall
but lacks blooms/flowers so far. Perhaps next year.

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5.0

Good plant stock. Good vendor.

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from northeast Nebraska

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Versatile
  • Very Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Echinacea White Swan:

    I use this plant in a very sunny unprotected place. Takes very little extra care.

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    • Personal
     
    4.0

    bright and smiling

    By 

    from UBE, PA

    About Me Casual Hobbyist

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cut Flowers

      Comments about American Meadows Echinacea White Swan:

      nice growth - super flowers

       
      5.0

      Better Than Daisies!

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      from Weaverville, CA

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      Pros

      • Long Bloom Time
      • Loves The Heat
      • Low Maintenance
      • Reliable Growth
      • Sturdy Stems

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Cut Flowers
        • Front Yard Border
        • Full Sun
        • Large Areas
        • Raised Beds

        Comments about American Meadows Echinacea White Swan:

        I love this bright white, long blooming plant. It brings the contrast and fresh look of daisies without the constant dead-heading. Our summer temperatures often hit 100 degrees and they perform without a hitch. We also dip into the 20 degrees in winter and they survive just fine. These are garden winners!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        echinecea white swan

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        from berkeley, ca

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        Pros

        • Accurate Instructions

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Garden

          Comments about American Meadows Echinacea White Swan:

          did not flower at all

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          • Personal
           
          5.0

          True Beauty-Echinacea White Swan

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          from Clive, IA

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          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Hardy
          • Healthy
          • Native prairie plant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Low maintenaince garden

            Comments about American Meadows Echinacea White Swan:

            Love the white swan! A natural beauty in my low maintenaince garden area! Hardy plant that can tolerate drought conditions.

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            USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

            To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

            • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
            • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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