Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
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
Like an old-fashioned 'rocket lolly' its petals are honey yellow at their tips but flushed orange-red at their base around a deep rusty cone. Available for Mail Order from April - September
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.
Large Apricot flowers fade to cream, each petal has a pink tip at its base surrounding the central cone.
At the height of summer, it can be hard for individual plants to stand out in the ongoing floral display, but 'Red Pearl's' large lipstick red single flowers command attention.
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
The large daisy flowers of 'Avalanche' are creamy white with a hint of green, the cone is green and orange rather than the dark colour of other varieties. Available for Mail Order from April - Sept
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.