Hardy, sturdy Coneflower ‘Green Twister’ delivers reliable color and long-lasting blooms. Green Twister Coneflower – Seeds 'n Such. They form a mound of green leaves with taller stems bearing daisy-shaped blooms. Zones 3-8. Half-hardy annuals will survive a very light frost but are planted in the open at the last spring frost date or a little later. Coneflower is a butterfly magnet and is welcome in borders with other summer bloomers. Its curved petals flare out horizontally from a prominent center, and feature light green edges with carmine red centers. In their natural environment, the seeds would germinate after a period of cold, so if there is little or no germination move the tray to a cold area: a fridge at around 4°C (39°F) is ideal, for 2 to 4 weeks. This selection offers a unique colour combination. Color: Rosy purple petals tipped with bright green, Coneflower Butterfly™ 'Rainbow Marcella', My Growing Zone Growth Habit: Upright Can tolerate dry periods. Tender annuals are warm weather plants that cannot withstand any frost and prefer warm nights. Seed Planting Depth: Sow ⅛” deep. Keep at 20-24 degrees C . Spacing: 18-24" apart. Purple Coneflower. They form a mound of green leaves with taller stems bearing daisy-shaped blooms. Resembling a mix on one plant, blooms are tones of green with varying centers of carmine-red. Hardy annuals can stand some frost, so sow in the open ground well before the last spring frost date, or, in warm winter areas, sow in fall. Tolerates humidity, heat … SKU: 1287 For bulk sizes, click here Bright lemon-green petals surrounding a stunning carmine-red center. Found as a self-sown seedling in a garden in New York state, its green-tipped, reddish-purple petals around the rich, dark eye immediately made it popular, especially for cutting. Attractive to butterflies and finches and good for cutting too. : Great cut flower They are in the house under the grow lights. Perennial, zones 3-8. HA -- Hardy Annual. Sow Echinacea seed in late winter to spring or late summer to autumn. Green Twister’ is a unique and colourful seed selection. None Ultra easy to start from seed. Plant in a full sun location in compost-enriched garden soil. across (12 cm), adorned with a skirt of bright jade-green ray florets, held slightly above the horizontal, surrounding a central deep green cone. Echinacea purpurea Green Twister, Green Twister Coneflower: A new release coneflower, erect sturdy stems hold single, horizontal petalled blooms. Green Twister’ is a unique and colorful seed selection. This seed strain coneflower has distinctive flowers with petals that are lemon-green at the outside and transition to carmine-red at the center near the cone. Family Asteraceae . Other common names purple coneflower 'Green Twister' . An outstanding and uncommon variety of Echinacea to add a brilliance to your garden or wildscape. : Native Flower. : Scented leaves Your email address will not be published. Family: Compositae coneflower Echinacea 'Green Twister' is a seed strain selection of a natural mutation of 'Magnus' and overwinters well. After a few days I went back and replanted another seed in the 7 cells that did not have coneflowers to germinate. I planted a few in a milk jug and left the milk jug in the greenhouse. Reliably hardy, pollinator-friendly, heat, humidity, and drought tolerant when established, not fussy as to soil—this summer flowering coneflower is a winner. We grew this new coneflower in our gardens this year, and it quickly became our favorite, for it cheerfully sent up an abundance of flowering stalks while still a young plant. Zones 3-9. Description. The petals are arranged horizontally around brown central cones that will be pollinator magnets. Deer resistant. Each flower is an unusual lemon green at the petals outer edge and gradually shades to carmine pink. : Attracts beneficial insects Transplant after the last frost, 18-24" apart. We can't until another year of beauty unfolds with even more flowers. TA -- Tender Annuals. Deer tend to avoid. ). Germination may start after 5 days and may take up to 20 days. 15 seeds PLANTING. Echinacea purpurea Green Twister, Green Twister Coneflower: A new release coneflower, erect sturdy stems hold  single, horizontal petalled blooms. Required fields are marked *. Chartreuse petals complement its purple inner petal for a distinctively unique look. They handle hot summer weather with ease and are often cut and added to bouquets. We use several symbols and abbreviations in our catalog: : Especially fragrant flowers A few flowers are light green but some are almost yellow-edged each with an increasing carmine-red centre. Place in a propagator at a temperature of 21-245C (70-75F) or seal the seed tray inside a polythene bag until after germination, which usually takes 10 … Photo courtesy of Jelitto Staudensamen GmbH. Coneflower found in: Echinacea 'Green Twister' Bare Root, Echinacea 'Green Twister' Seeds, Rudbeckia 'All Sorts Mixed', Echinacea purpurea 'Pink.. : Heat and/or drought tolerant This lovely cut flower is long lasting in both the garden and vase. Green Twister Coneflower Green Twister is a seed selection of Magnus so it’s reliably hardy, horizontal petal are green tipped with hot pink centers, compact, sturdy, and drought tolerant. Prominent iridescent carmine black cone in the center. Coneflower 'Green Twister' Seeds / Echinacea purpurea / Unique Bicolour Echinacea / Benificial for Bees and Butterflies 0015. The bristly cone centers are wonderfully decorative, with 'Green Twister' providing an especially exotic look. This coneflower blooms in various hues—sometimes the green is more pronounced, sometimes it's a soft yellowish hue. Deer tend to avoid. These wonderful summer and autumn bloomers are a favourite. Green Twister Coneflower has masses of beautiful lightly-scented lilac purple daisy flowers with pink overtones, coppery-bronze eyes and chartreuse tips at the ends of the stems from mid summer to early fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Basic Colour: (green) Flower Colour: lemon green with increasing carmine-red center: Natural Flowering Period: July - September: Flowering: First year flowering : Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8 Growth Habit: erect / sturdy: Height with Flowers: 100 cm: Soil Requirements: well-drained / average: Location: Sign up for our email newsletter and receive occasional garden tips, sale notifications and exclusives! They can also be started indoors 6-8 weeks before the last spring frost. Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Twister’. Seed prefers a cold spell to germinate well. Grows up to 40 in. Super-easy to start from seed, this Echinacea blooms the first year and for many years thereafter, lasting through the worst heat and dry weather summer has to offer. Bearing literally hundreds of blooms over its many months of color, Green Twister is a garden workhorse, yet looks so effortless and lush in the sunny bed or border! Spring Planting: this product will be shipped late April through May according to your hardiness zone. All have prominent central cones. Echinacea purpurea.Sure to become a new favourite of cut flower growers and gardeners alike, 'Green Twister' boasts stylish green flowers with a touch of purple at … Enjoys full sun and average to humus rich soil. The flowers are excellent for cutting. This lively green coneflower will show natural variation in the colour and size of the green edge. The compact plants grow 2-3' tall with a 12-18" spread and produce lots of flowers over a long mid to late summer blooming season in the sunny garden. Great cut flowers and a pollinator favorite, this unique selection is a garden star. tall. Seed Count: 20. USDA Zone: 4-9. 9 of them came up. This coneflower sparked interest when it was found in a field of classic 'Magnus'. Common Name: Green Twister Coneflower This selection offers a unique colour combination. ( © Seedscape Seeds 2018, All rights reserved, Be the first to review “Echinacea purpurea Green Twister”. Great for pollinators in flower and great food for the birds in fall if seedheads are allowed to persist. Seed Count: 20. Germination: 10-21 days. : Attracts bees The color variation looks impressive in the garden and cut-flower displays. Grows best in full sun. Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2017. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Plant number: 1.650.870. Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Twister’ Purple Coneflower: USDA Zone: 4-9: Plant number: 1.650.870. Drought tolerant once established. ‘Green Twister’ puts a fun spin on an old garden favorite. Echinacea will flower in 11 to 15 weeks from sowing so Flowers are possible in the first year. The colors vary from flower to flower giving the plant a variety of flower appearances. Great as an accent plant in a naturalized garden or used in a border, this Echinacea blooms from mid-summer to fall. Category: Hardy Perennial Prominent iridescent carmine black cone in the center. Well branched, its numerous flowering stems are sturdy and held upright. Keep moist but not wet at all times. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Blooms from mid to late summer. This dynamic perennial flowers open up green, and develop a warm pink coloration in the center. 100cm H x 60cm W. Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea Green Twister Unique petals stick straight out from the bloom unlike most coneflowers! Each flower is an unusual lemon green at the petals outer edge and gradually shades to carmine pink. Learn how your comment data is processed. This new seed-raised coneflower combines toughness, reliability and value with a tempting colour combination Back in 2007 a unique new echinacea called ‘Green Envy’ was introduced. Because its flowers vary slightly in color, each flower is unique! Prick out seedlings once large enough to handle into 7.5cm pots to grow on before planting out in spring in well drained soil. : Attracts hummingbirds Echinacea Green Twister. Noted for its unusual color, Echinacea purpurea 'Green Jewel' is a very unique Coneflower with huge, fragrant flowers, up to 5 in. Sometimes the halo is very wide and prominent, sometimes it's just a subtle ring of pink right around the central cone. Like other coneflowers, Green Twister is a low-maintenance perennial that is drought tolerant, once established. I planted 16 of the Green Twister Coneflower seeds. Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Sow seed on surface of good quality seed raising mix and press in lightly, do not cover seed as seed needs light to germinate, you may use a very light sprinkling of vermiculite. A few flowers are light green but some are almost yellow-edged each with an increasing carmine-red center. Like other coneflowers, Green Twister is a low-maintenance perennial that is drought tolerant, once established. These wonderful summer and autumn bloomers are a favourite. Your email address will not be published. Frost hardy. : Deer-resistant : Great for containers Genus Echinacea are erect, clump-forming rhizomatous perennials with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and solitary, long-stalked daisies with prominent conical central disks and often drooping ray florets; attractive to butterflies HHA -- Half-hardy Annual. The blooms mature to darker shades of carmine red. Echinacea purpurea. Tender annuals with long weeks to bloom (16-18+) should be started indoors 8-10 weeks before the last spring frost. 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