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Echinacea Magic Box Mix (Coneflower Magic Box Mix)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.75m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.45m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Echinacea Magic Box Mix

Other names: Coneflower Magic Box Mix, Purple coneflower Magic Box Mix, Black samson Magic Box Mix

Genus: Echinacea Echinacea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Magic Box Mix' _ 'Magic Box Mix' is a commercial mix of upright, herbaceous perennials with narrowly ovate, toothed, rough-hairy, dark green leaves and, from summer into autumn, flowers in shades of pink, purple, orange, yellow, and white, some bicoloured, some with twisted petals.


Echinacea Magic Box Mix is: Deciduous

Flower: Purple, Orange, Pink, Yellow, White in Summer; White, Purple, Orange, Pink, Yellow in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free.

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Surface sow seed on moist compost and cover with fine sprinkling of compost. Keep at 18-20C. Keep moist. Germinates in 14-30 days. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle. Plant out after danger of frost has passed.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Echinacea Magic Box Mix (Coneflower Magic Box Mix) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Wildflower, Prairie planting, Beds and borders, Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, Wildlife

Cultivation: Grow in deep, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Best in full sun, although partial shade will be tolerated. As a general rule, Echinacea do not transplant well.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Echinacea Magic Box Mix

Other names: Coneflower Magic Box Mix, Purple coneflower Magic Box Mix, Black samson Magic Box Mix

Genus: Echinacea Echinacea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Magic Box Mix' _ 'Magic Box Mix' is a commercial mix of upright, herbaceous perennials with narrowly ovate, toothed, rough-hairy, dark green leaves and, from summer into autumn, flowers in shades of pink, purple, orange, yellow, and white, some bicoloured, some with twisted petals.


Echinacea Magic Box Mix is: Deciduous

Flower: Purple, Orange, Pink, Yellow, White in Summer; White, Purple, Orange, Pink, Yellow in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free.

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Surface sow seed on moist compost and cover with fine sprinkling of compost. Keep at 18-20C. Keep moist. Germinates in 14-30 days. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle. Plant out after danger of frost has passed.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Echinacea Magic Box Mix (Coneflower Magic Box Mix) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Wildflower, Prairie planting, Beds and borders, Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, Wildlife

Cultivation: Grow in deep, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Best in full sun, although partial shade will be tolerated. As a general rule, Echinacea do not transplant well.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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