Echinacea 'Green Twister' Coneflower

Echinacea 'Green Twister' Coneflower

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A neon bright, long-blooming coneflower beloved by butterflies and bees
SKU 26327
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Key Characteristics

3 - 8

Mature Height

3.7 Feet

Mature Width

24 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Echinacea 'Green Twister' Coneflower

Echinacea 'Green Twister' enchants garden enthusiasts with its unique display of color and form, making it a standout addition to any garden. This variety of 'Green Twister' echinacea captivates with petals that stretch outwards rather than curling back, creating a fuller and more vibrant display of color. The 'Green Twister' coneflower is not just a visual treat; it's a magnet for butterflies, adding a dynamic layer of interaction to your garden space.

From its early blooms in midsummer to the last days of fall, the Echinacea 'Green Twister' offers an extended period of visual delight. The transition of its blooms from lime green with distinctive petal tips to a rich mahogany-brown central cone is seamless, providing ongoing interest and variety. As the seasons change, the mature seed heads become a valuable resource for birds, while also offering material for dried arrangements, showcasing the versatility of the 'Green Twister' coneflower.

Thriving in full sun to light shade, 'Green Twister' demonstrates remarkable drought tolerance once established, reaching up to 3½ feet in height. This resilience makes the 'Green Twister' echinacea a robust presence in any garden, capable of withstanding the full force of summer's heat. Its abundance of blooms, supported on strong stems to encourage upright growth, ensures that the echinacea 'Green Twister' remains a focal point in beds and borders, contributing to a lush, vibrant garden scene.

Cultivating 'Green Twister' echinacea is straightforward, rewarding gardeners with its first-year blooming capability. This characteristic, coupled with its ability to endure through harsh heat and dry spells, underscores the easy-to-grow nature of the 'Green Twister' coneflower. Whether displayed in a vase or enjoyed outdoors, the flowers of 'Green Twister' are a testament to the enduring beauty and resilience of the Echinacea genus.

With its preference for well-drained soil and early spring planting, Echinacea 'Green Twister' adapts well to a variety of garden settings. The striking lime green blooms, accented with orange-red petal tips and anchored by a central cone, make the 'Green Twister' echinacea a captivating choice for gardeners aiming to add long-lasting color and texture to their outdoor spaces.

Echinacea, commonly called coneflower, is a hardy native perennial flower that is low maintenance, drought tolerant, and pollinator friendly. Available in a variety of colors, the purple coneflower is the most widely planted.

Product Details

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Genus Echinacea
Species purpurea
Variety 'Green Twister'
Product Classification Perennials
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 3
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Color Green, Magenta, Multi-Color, Pink
Bloom Season Start Mid Summer
Bloom Season End Early Fall
Foliage Color Medium Green
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Special Features Bird Lovers, Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Cut-and-Come-Again, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Needs Deadheading
Uses Border, Cut Flowers, Everlastings, Outdoor
Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI

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