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Echinacea Roots

White Echinacea 'White Swan' Roots (1 Pack)

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White Echinacea Roots - Description

  • Pack of Echinacea Roots / Bulbs
  • White Flowering Echinacea
  • Echinacea Purpurea Alba
  • Variety: White Swan
  • AKA Coneflowers
  • Similar to Michaelmas Daisies
  • Pack Size: 1 Root Per Pack
  • Fully Grown Size: 100cm
  • Flower Colour: White Petals With Yellow Centre
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer to Early Autumn
  • Sow: In Early to Mid Spring
  • Spacing: 20cm
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • These are Young Bulbs, so May not Flower in Their First Year

White Echinacea Roots - Uses

  • Tall Echinacea for middle & back of borders
  • Great for blooms into late October
  • Plant with other Echinacea such as pink & red flowering varieties
  • Great in a red planting scheme with Lobellias & Heleniums
  • Suited to both traditional, cottage & modern planting schemes
  • Plant in groups for best effect
  • Ideal for cut flowers gardens
  • Companion plants include Echinacea Purpurea, Rudbeckia, Agapanthus, Verbena, Red Hot Pokers etc

White Echinacea Roots - How to Grow

  • Allows best to start your bulbs indoors, in a greenhouse or polytunnel
  • Grow in large pots (5L or bigger)
  • Once shoots are 10cm in height you can move out into the garden
  • Best in full sun
  • Taller Echinacea plants will require a sheltered spot
  • Soil: Moist but well drained
  • Sowing time: Spring
  • Sowing depth: Plant bulb 10cm below the soil surface
  • Plant with compost
  • Then cover with soil & water in well
  • Feed every 2 to 3 weeks
  • Can lift & divide in Autumn or Spring
  • Old flower heads can be removed in Spring
  • Stake plants in late summer

Note

  • A root is similar to a bulb in that it is a dormant growing point of a plant
  • Also Known as rhizomes
  • Very Important: Roots need to be kept moist at all times
  • Plant as soon as your parcel arrives, or keep moist by storing in damp newspaper
  • Soak again before planting & water in well after planting
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