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Echinacea 'Twilight' (Big Sky Series) (Coneflower 'Twilight')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Echinacea 'Twilight' (Big Sky Series)

Other names

Coneflower 'Twilight'

Genus

Echinacea Echinacea

Variety or Cultivar

'Twilight' _ 'Twilight' is an upright, clump-forming herbaceous perennial with narrowly-ovate, toothed, dark green leaves and, from early summer into early autumn, erect stems bearing solitary, deep reddish-pink flower heads with dark red central cones.


Echinacea 'Twilight' (Big Sky Series) is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Flower

Reddish pink in Summer; Reddish pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Cut back stems as flowers decline to encourage further flowering.

Propagation

Resents root disturbance so take care when dividing.

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Echinacea 'Twilight' (Big Sky Series) (Coneflower 'Twilight') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position. Will tolerate some shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Echinacea 'Twilight' (Big Sky Series)

Other names

Coneflower 'Twilight'

Genus

Echinacea Echinacea

Variety or Cultivar

'Twilight' _ 'Twilight' is an upright, clump-forming herbaceous perennial with narrowly-ovate, toothed, dark green leaves and, from early summer into early autumn, erect stems bearing solitary, deep reddish-pink flower heads with dark red central cones.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright


Colour

Flower

Reddish pink in Summer; Reddish pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Cut back stems as flowers decline to encourage further flowering.

Propagation

Resents root disturbance so take care when dividing.

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Echinacea 'Twilight' (Big Sky Series) (Coneflower 'Twilight') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position. Will tolerate some shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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