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Botanical name: Echinacea purpurea 'Meringue'
Other names: Coneflower 'Meringue', Hedgehog coneflower 'Meringue'
Variety or cultivar: 'Meringue' _ 'Meringue' is a compact, upright, herbaceous perennial with ovate, toothed, rough-hairy, dark green leaves and double flowers comprised of white florets surrounding a pale yellow pompons with a green centres.
Echinacea purpurea 'Meringue' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Pale-yellow in Summer; Pale-yellow, White in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Upright
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Echinacea purpurea 'Meringue' (Coneflower 'Meringue') will reach a height of 0.45m 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.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
Eric Jolley, Warrington, Cheshire