Plant Purple Magnus Echinacea in full sun in fertile well drained soil.
Purple Magnus tolerates most soil types and drought quite well. Space new container
grown plants 24" apart. Echinacea can be a prolific self
Cut back spent flower stems to promote re-flowering and to
prevent the plant from spreading. Purple Magnus's large 7" flowers attract butterflies and
are excellent for cutting.
Echinacea seed can be sown directly in the ground once soil
temperature has reached 55 degrees or more. For faster growth purchase
pre-started Purple Magnus plants at your local greenhouse. Once established
Echinacea is easy to divide during spring.