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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior' (Coneflower 'Magnus Superior')Herb Plant

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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Coneflower 'Magnus Superior' (Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior') Herb in 1 litre Pot

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior'is also known as a cone flower it has a narrow leaf, and sports a daisy-like, conical pink/magenta flower in summer, with a scent of honey they are very attractive to butterflies and bees and makes an extremely attractive cut flower. It is a beautiful perennial plant this Echinacea variety is perfect for the summer flower border, prairie style planting or the dry garden. Echinacea is an attractive plant not out of place in the herbaceous border at all and can grow to be 1m tall. It is drought tolerant, although water in the first year until established and prefers full sun and a free-draining hummus rich soil. If you cut back the stems as the flowers fade it can encourage a second flush of flowers or if you prefer they can be left in place as they can look attractive as dried seed heads. 

Herb Usage

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior' or  coneflower is grown for the roots and rhizomes, which are lifted in autumn and used in healing preparations. Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior' and angustifolia is native to North America and has long been used by native Americans as wound-herbs, the angustifolia varietyit was the plant traditionally used in herbal medicine although today the 'pupurea' version is also used some say it is inferior to the angustifolia variety, but it was the variety developed by the Europeans primarily for use in herbal medicine,  as the extract of which is said to ward off the common cold and flu by boosting the immune system. It is said to have antiviral, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. 

Buy Coneflower 'Magnus Superior'Online 

Our potted Coneflower 'Magnus Superior' or Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior' herb plants are generally available to buy online between May and September.

 

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior' (Coneflower 'Magnus Superior')Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Purple
Height 100cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Echinacea purpurea
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary None
Scented Flowers
Medicinal/Cosmetic Tincture
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Prairie
  • 5
    Echinacea

    Posted by Janet Mansell on 5th Jul 2021

    These plants are just the best. They are healthy with good root ball. The packaging of the plants is really good. I want to thank this company for the exceptional help they provided due to the incompetence of DHL the delivery company

  • 5
    Echinacea

    Posted by June leck on 26th May 2021

    Lovely healthy plants

  • 5
    Excellent plant

    Posted by Andy on 21st Jul 2020

    Good sized plant in excellent condition. Can’t ask for more than that!

  • 2
    Pot bound

    Posted by Gillian Hewitt on 1st Apr 2020

    My mother in law was sent the item as a surprise, the plant was pot bound and needed immediate repotting, the lady is a gardener of 50 years plus and said the plant needed tlc to bring it on

  • 5
    lovely plant

    Posted by juliet on 3rd Jul 2017

    very pretty and nice big healthy specimen, really good