Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister - Green Twister Coneflower
Coneflower Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister'
A robust plant with strong stems to hold its flowers upright throughout the summer, 'Green Twister' has lemon-lime petals that transition to a light pink to red near the center cone. Like all Coneflowers, it is a bird and butterfly magnet with the added bonus of being a superb cut flower.
Attracts butterflies in huge numbers
Hummingbirds love its nectar
Finches and other birds love the spent flower seed
Long blooming, unique color, great cut flower
Drought tolerant once established
Found in Well-drained limestone, sand, clay, loam. Rocky, open woods, thickets and prairies.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
Bird feeding has been called America's favorite backyard activity. Some 62 million Americans enjoy feeding the birds. Why not feed them their natural diet like the seeds from this star performer!
Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. An adaptable plant that is tolerant of drought, heat, humidity and poor soil.