Echinacea 'Strawberry & Cream'
Echinacea 'Strawberry & Cream'
Echinacea 'Strawberry & Cream'

Echinacea 'Strawberry & Cream'

"Coneflower"

Echinacea 'Strawberry & Cream'

1 bare root — £6.95

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Orders placed before 1 March 2023
You can expect your order in March 2023

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
You can expect your order in April 2023

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
You can expect your order within 10 business days

Available for (pre)ordering again in December

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Description

Strawberries and cream in a match made in heaven, so here it is in a fabulous form of floral glory – feast your eyes on Echinacea 'Strawberry & Cream'. Sit back and enjoy a dreamy colour combination all in one appealing hit, the centre of each flower is like a big strawberry propped up on top of a generous lashing of cream-coloured petals. Why not give this unusual new variety a try in your borders? The proof is in the pudding!

Echinaceas are an absolute dream for growing in in sunny borders. Echinacea 'Strawberry & Cream' are hardy perennials so will return each year in larger clumps, they’re upright with rigid, strong stems so you don’t have to worry about staking them, plus because bees and butterflies like them. If you’re into growing cut flowers, a few of these long-lasting blooms will make a interesting feature in a bouquet.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Drought tolerant

  • Fully hardy

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Echinacea 'Strawberry and Cream'

  • Flower colour

    Pink, white

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    10 plants per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Dry

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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