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Echinacea White Swan



Description - The striking flower heads of the coneflower are attractive to bees and butterflies. White daisey-like peteals surround a golden central disc. A deciduous, clump forming plant, it prefers a position in full sun. Soil should be humous rich and well drained. Flowering from spring through summer. Useful for cut flowers. Height 120 to 150cm. Seed heads can be left to provide winter food for birds. This Perennial plant is also in our award-winning Kind to Nature collection. It is now widely accepted that gardens are vital for the survival of the UK’s wildlife. Gardens make up the majority of the green space in Britain and make significant contribution to the conservation of wildlife. Pollen and nectar rich plants are attractive to many species of insect. Pollen provides a source of protein needed for insect egg production and nectar is a valuable source of carbohydrates needed for energy. Plant your flowers in groups because en masse colour and scent is easier for insects to detect.


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