Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Green Envy') in the Coneflowers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IADate: Summer 2010
By LarryR
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2014-08-09
By DebbieC
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2018-08-02- This Green Envy seedling began by showing a green center, but t
By HemNorth
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Location: VirginiaDate: 2012-05-23
By Shannon
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2018-08-02- The beginning green is always amazing.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-07-25 12: 24 pm. Starts out very green, and then some pink comes in.
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Location: Part Sun Pittsford NYDate: 2010-08-08I am disapointed in the bloom time of this plant. Its not as gree
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Location: Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaDate: 2013-07-13
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2015-08-17
By DebbieC
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Date: 2016-06-06
By Cat
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Location: Part Sun Pittsford NYDate: 2010-07-28
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-08
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-07-29 7:45 pm. Notice the green in the centre of the cone, larger in t
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Comments:
Posted by NHJenDion (Southern NH - Zone 5b) on Sep 24, 2015 10:48 AM

While I have read mixed reviews of this variety, I like it. The flowers slowly lose the green as the pink area of the petals enlarges. Seems fairly long lived (so far it's 5+ years old). As with most echinacea (to my knowledge), it does not always come true to seed.

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