Purple coneflower 'Magnus' has broad non-drooping petals of rosy purple surrounding a dark cone. It is a good cut flower.
Purple coneflower should be grown in full sun to light shade. Light
shade will enhance the rich colors of the petals in hot weather. It is
relatively drought resistant. Grows 30-36" tall. Blooms from June to August. ATTRACTS BUTTERFLIES. The dead flower stems will remain erect well into the
winter, and if flower heads are not removed, are often visited by
goldfinches that sit on the blackened cones to feed on