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Echinacea 'Purple Emperor'

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Echinacea 'Purple Emperor'

About This Plant

Rounding out the Butterfly series which also includes yellow and orange cultivars, ‘Purple Emperor’ produces large, fragrant, saturated magenta purple blossoms on sturdy, well-branched stems that are held in perfect proportion to the bushy clump of deep green foliage.  As the flowers age, the tips of the petals turn a bit lighter pink but the center remains a bright magenta color. 


Butterflies, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant


  • Width: 16 in
  • Height: 18 in
  • Bloom Time: June To September
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Zone: Zone 4
  • Light Conditions: Part shade to full sun

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Jane - Pictou, N.S.
I just wanted to let you know my flowers arrived today and I planted them this evening. I was so excited to get such big and healthy plants so I just … read more