Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
As its name suggests, its petals are a delicious tomato orange fading with age to soft apricot, all set off neatly by a rusty copper cone. Available for Mail Order from April - September
Echinacea purpurea 'Green Jewel' has gorgeous, unusual shuttlecock like blooms which contrast extremely well with yellows, reds and oranges. Available for Mail Order from April - September
If they say that the best things come in small packages, 'Sensation Pink' is a good case for the defence with masses of sumptuous vivid magenta single flowers, each set off with a bold copper cone.
Large sweetly scented flower heads of mango petals with pinky-orange basal tints encircle a bold copper coloured cone. Available for Mail Order from April - September
A vibrant daisy flower with petals that open yellow before maturing first to orange then red and finally pink, all encircling a central cinnamon cone.
Echinacea 'Julia' has beautiful orange petals surrounding a copper coloured cone, held on sturdy stems above green lance shaped leaves. Available for Mail Order from April - September
There is something about 'Orange Skipper's' large, vibrant orange flowers, each with a bold teak coloured cone that really draws the eye, especially when set off by its lush green foliage.
'Parrot' is a very striking Coneflower with large vibrant two tone blooms, each single flower formed of bright yellow petals deeply suffused with orangey-red at their base encircling a copper cone.
'Purple Emperor' puts on a vibrant long-lasting display of magenta purple flowers with very slightly reflex petals, the edges of which fade to paler pink as the bloom matures.
The daisy flowers on this species of Echinacea have petals that flick back from the cone, giving it the look of a shuttlecock. Available for Mail Order from April - September
These are strong plants from the Coneflower family used as the starting point for breeding a lot of the other varieties. Available for Mail Order from April - September