White Swan Coneflower
The white petals of the White Swan Coneflower surround a central cone of green with coppery orange tints. The beautiful mid summer blooms resemble white daisies with lightly drooping petals. May re-bloom in early fall. This long blooming coneflower makes an excellent choice for a border or wildflower garden. Use in a mixed perennial garden. Great cut flowers. Beautiful mixed with brighter colors in a meadow or naturalized planting. Leave the flower heads on the stem to dry and attract goldfinches and other songbirds. Use the cut stems in floral arrangements. Can be used in dried floral arrangements.
Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ grows best in Full Sun to Part Shade. It will grow 30-36″ tall with a spread of 18-24″. Plant in zones 3 to 8. Echinacea plants were historically used by Native American Indians in traditional medicines. White coneflowers are often not as vigorous as the pink varieties. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies and birds. Tolerates poor soil. Heat and humidity tolerant.
Care & Shipping Notes
Easy to grow in average, well drained soil. Will tolerate a variety of soil types including clay. Will tolerate dry, shallow, rocky soil. Prefers moist soil. No serious insect or disease problems. Japanese beetle may be a pest. Leaf spot may occur. Deadhead to encourage re-blooming. Remove spent foliage to keep the plant looking neat. Divide every 3-4 years to avoid overcrowding. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.