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Echinacea Green Twister
New for 2018!

Echinacea Green Twister

Huge 4" rare color. Ultra hardy coneflower!
Item: #ECHGT1Q
ZONE 3,4,5,6,7,8
As low as $13.19
  • Unique! Large 4" flowers are bright green & pink
  • Fragrant blooms last for 2 weeks as cut flowers
  • Prolific grower with good branching and lots of blooms
  • Flowers over 8 weeks in Mid Summer
  • Ship Size: Jumbo 1 Quart pot
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Echinacea Green Twister Description

Ultra-hardy, exotic two-tone blooms keep for 2 weeks in a vase!

Green Twister blooms are like no other Coneflower!  Astonishing color combination of green with red centers are held on horizontal petals on top of upright sturdy stems providing weeks of color both in the garden and as a cut flower!

Selected and vigorously tested by Jelitto Seeds, a premier seed company in Germany noted for their award winning seed strains.  Tested for hardiness, true color and garden performance. Green Twister is a selection out of purpurea Magnus Superior.  Jelitto Seeds spent years improving this strain resulting in ultra stiff stems that don't bend under extreme weather condition, flat facing blooms very easy viewing and ultra large flowers.  Their diligent work paid off with Green Twister.

Plants grow vigorously in the garden reaching 40" tall.  Well-branched and budded with over 20 blooms per plant, large fragrant blooms are 4-5" across. Blooms nonstop from summer-fall

Ultra hardy coneflower overwinter well and is destined to become a garden favorite. A stellar improvement over Green Envy!

 Special Features: Cold Hardy, Cut Flowers, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Fragrant, Heat & Humidity Tolerant, Long Blooming, Multi-Seasonal Interest



Quick Facts

  • Botanical Name:
    Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister'
  • Common Name:
    Coneflower
  • Zone:
    3,4,5,6,7,8
  • Sun Exposure:
    Sun
  • Delivery:
    See Schedule
  • Ship Form:
    1 Quart
  • Soil Type:
    Normal, Sandy
  • Soil Moisture:
    Dry, Average
  • Height x Width:
    24-30" x 24"
  • Flower Color:
    Green & pink
  • Foliage Color:
    Green
  • Bloom Season:
    Mid Summer
  • Uses:
    Container Gardening, Cottage Gardening, Edging, Massing, Ornamental,
  • Cannot Ship to:
    AK, CAN, HI, PR
  • Patent #: 18,678

SUGGESTED PRODUCTS

PLANTING GUIDE

Soil: Average to sandy soil. They do best in soil that is high in organic matter, and well drained.
Light: Full sun -- Plant them in a spot that gets at least 5 hours of full sun a day. They will tolerate partial shade, but plants may flop or strain to reach the sun.
Water : Average -- Water regularly the first season to encourage good root growth. Coneflowers are often listed as drought tolerant, and though they do handle the heat of summer very well once established, they will do much better with regular watering.
Spacing: 16 - 22 inches
Fertilizing: Over fertilizing will cause spindly growth, so keep Echinacea on a lean diet & fertilize once in the spring with an organic fertilizer.
Winterizing: Avoid damp spots and heavy mulching over crowns in winter. Winter moisture can cause fungus or rot. Leave the foliage standing for winter, (birds enjoy the seed heads), and trim back or remove spent foliage in early spring before new growth emerges.
Maintenance & Pruning: Once planted, they are best left alone, as they do not transplant well. They are prolific bloomers and snipping off the spent blooms will keep them blooming. Luckily each flower remains in bloom for several weeks. First season after transplant, just enjoy your newly planted Echinacea flowers all summer and then clip off all flowers at the end of August. If the plant starts to form new buds in September clip these off before they open. Leave the plant in place all fall & don't cut it down in your fall cleanup. Given this treatment the first season your plants will build a strong root system that will promote hardy, robust growth for years to come. After the first year you can deadhead throughout the growing season, allowing the plant to flower in the fall.

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