Big, fragrant white blooms and russet cones bring in the butterflies
Huge, pure white, wonderfully fragrant blooms bobbing atop hardy native plants that bloom freely over a very long season—is there a simpler or more beautiful plant for the garden than this White Swan Coneflower?
White Swan Coneflower is marvelously floriferous, and the scent evokes a summer day in the country. The pure white blooms are 4 to 5 inches wide, their hue accentuated by the large, knoblike golden-brown cones, which bring in the butterflies and bees and, after the very long bloom season has passed, are superb for drying and using in Everlasting arrangements.
These long-stemmed, bushy White Swan Coneflowers reach 2 feet tall, holding their blooms overhead like gay umbrellas on very sturdy stems from late spring till the cool temperatures of fall set in. Superb for a large planting anywhere, White Swan Coneflowers show to particular advantage in the back of the border, drifting across a perennial bed, or in any naturalized woodland or meadow setting.
White Swan Coneflowers are super-easy to start from seed, they bloom the first year and for many years thereafter, lasting through the worst heat and dry weather summer has to offer. The flowers are also superb in the vase—if you can tear them away from the butterflies, that is. A natural treasure, White Swan Coneflower belongs in almost every garden with space for plenty of colorful, long-lasting blooms.
(P)Pkt of 50 seeds
Item Form:(P)?Pkt of 50 seeds
Zone:3 – 9
Bloom Start To End:Early Summer – Early Fall
Seeds Per Pack:50
Plant Height:24 in
Plant Width:24 in – 3 ft
Bloom Size:4 in – 5 in
Additional Characteristics:Bird Lovers,?Butterfly Lovers,?Easy Care Plants,?Flower,?Fragrance,?Needs Deadheading,?Repeat Bloomer
Foliage Color:Medium Green
Light Requirements:Full Sun
Moisture Requirements:Dry,?Moist,? well-drained
Resistance:Cold Hardy,?Disease Resistant,?Drought Tolerant,?Heat Tolerant,?Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance:Clay,?Normal,? loamy,?Poor,?Sandy