Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'
Similar to Echinacea ‘Magnus’ with stiff petals and large flowers. Vigorous, bold, has a brighter effect than other varieties. Rich, raspberry-pink flowers appear between June and September.
Echinacea purpurea are wonderful prairie wildflowers for massing or in meadows. They produce large showy flowers and their seed heads provide winter interest. Echinacea is also a valuable herb, much sought after for immune system “jump-starting.” Drought tolerant.
The photo on bottom left shows a variety or cultivar similar to the one above. It may be a different color or slightly different size, but it gives you an idea of what it will look like in a garden or landscape setting.
Native to the United States.
- Botanical Name
- Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'
- Common Name
- Ruby Star Coneflower
- Hardy to Zone
- Sun/Part Shade