Echinacea 'Southern Belle'
Echinacea 'Southern Belle'
Echinacea 'Southern Belle'
Echinacea 'Southern Belle'
Echinacea 'Southern Belle'
Echinacea 'Southern Belle'
Echinacea 'Southern Belle'
Echinacea 'Southern Belle'

Echinacea 'Southern Belle'

"Coneflower"

Echinacea 'Southern Belle'

1 bare root — £4.45

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Orders placed before 1 March 2024
You can expect your order in March 2024

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Description

Make the most of summer with long-flowering Echinacea 'Southern Belle'. Enjoy a continuous blast of colour as this powerful coneflower packs a punch of dark pink in your planting scheme which lasts from June through to early autumn each year! These shuttlecock-like blooms flaunt ultimate flower power as extra petals adorn each bloom in a tufty dome, like pompons sitting on a ray of elegant downward petals. Whilst this echinacea attracts attention with its vibrant colour and distinguished detail, Echinacea 'Southern Belle' demands very little attention to perform—plants like that are always a good choice!

Low-maintenance coneflowers are great to have in the garden not only for their colour, but they attract bees and butterflies too. Once the perennial Echinacea purpurea 'Southern Belle' is more established and has grown a clump, you can look forward to an increased number of stems and flowers each year. If you’re into growing your own cut flowers, prolific and adorable Echinacea 'Southern Belle' is worth its space on your patch, providing plenty of cutting material with an impressive vase life.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • 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 purpurea 'Southern Belle'

  • Flower colour

    Dark pink

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    12 plants per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • 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
    Pots

  • 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

Useful information

    • Soak your Echinacea 'Southern Belle' roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting.

    • Plant your "Coneflower" bare roots into temporary pots with a multipurpose compost in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors.

    • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots. Some have a noticeable crown which should be just below the soil surface with any top growth exposed.

    • Plant out into borders or permanent containers in late spring or early summer once in full growth. Choose a position in sun or shade depending on the variety.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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