Echinacea purpurea 'Alba'
White Coneflower, White Echinacea, Echinacea, Rudbeckia
|This popular, summer-blooming North American native has large, daisy-like flowers with raised, cone-shaped centers which rise in stiff masses on stout, 3- to 5-foot, hairy stems. The short-lived, but long-blooming flowers attract butterflies, make excellent cut flowers and range in color from purple, to rose, to pink, to white. The dried, chopped underground roots are used in herbal remedies to stimulate the immune system. Start by seed or division. In eastern states, watch for Japanese Beetles.
White flowers with bronze, cone-shaped centers, bloom on short plants. White-flowering types include 'Talent', 'White Lustre', 'White Star', and 'White Swan'.
Attributes - Echinacea purpurea 'Alba'
Plant Type: Herb
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Early Fall
Flower Color: White
Height: 3 ft. to 4 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Beetles, Powdery Mildew.
Echinacea pallida, Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea purpurea 'Bright Star', Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus', Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'