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Green Twister Coneflower
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Green Twister Coneflower

Fascinating Color Combination

  • Yellow-green and lilac-pink flowers
  • Grows up to 40 in. tall
  • Butterfly magnet
  • Drought tolerant
  • Deer tend to avoid
These dazzling coneflowers are sure to grab attention—and attract butterflies—in the summer garden. Each flower is unique. Some of the 4-in., daisylike flowers have petals with lots of yellow-green hues, and some are more lilac-pink. All have prominent central cones. The blooms mature to darker shades of carmine red. The color variation looks impressive in the garden and cut-flower displays. Grows up to 40 in. tall. Blooms from mid to late summer. Like other coneflowers, Green Twister is a low-maintenance perennial that is drought tolerant, once established. Deer tend to avoid. Grows best in full sun. Zones 3-9.
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  • Botanical Name: Echinacea Purpurea 'Green Twister'
  • Height: 38-40 inches.
  • Spacing: 20-24 inches.
  • Depth: Plant with sprouts just below the soil, approx. 60 cm apart. Will grow in any well-drained soil. Tolerant of drought conditions. Best in hot and sunny locations.
  • Spread: 20-24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun
  • Color: Green, pink
  • Foliage: Dark green, lanceolate, coarse and hairy with toothed edges.
  • Blooms: Mid to late summer.
  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Form: Upright
  • Flower Form: 10 cm daisy-like with prominent central cone.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, average soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems to encourage development of new flowers.
  • Comments: Green Twister is a unique and colorful coneflower selection. This lively green coneflower will show natural variation in the color and size of the green edge. Most flowers are light green but some are almost yellow-edged each with an increasing carmine-red center. Deer resistant and much loved by butterflies and bees. Excellent cut flower. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
4B 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
5A 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
5B 3/16/20 - 6/5/20
6A 3/9/20 - 6/5/20
6B 3/2/20 - 6/5/20
7A 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
7B 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
8A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
9A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
10A & B 2/10/20 - 5/15/20
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/1/20
8A-10B: 5/11/20

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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