Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Echinacea purpurea Green Twister (Coneflower)

Petals that fade from hot pink to lime green radiate from a bronze cone and bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture