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Echinacea purpurea 'Green Envy'
Common Name: Not-So-Purple Coneflower Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Echinacea purpurea 'Green Envy'
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Notes:
This peculiar coneflower has rounded, green petals and green cones for a considerable period. As the flower matures the petals gradually elongate taking on a magenta veining near the cone which also turns purplish. This will be one of those plants to show off to your friends. Plant in full sun in average (not overly rich), well-drained soils. Avoid soils that are overly moist in winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Dry open woods, prairies and barrens.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourGreen 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourMagenta 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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