Echinacea purpurea 'Doubledecker'
purple coneflower 'Doubledecker'
Unusual, double perennial coneflower about 1m tall, producing unique two-tiered flowers with long, reflexed, deep rose-pink ray petals surrounding a orange-brown central cone and topped with a small tuft of shorter petals shooting upwards
SynonymsEchinacea purpurea 'Doppeldecker'
Echinacea 'Double Decker'
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Echinacea purpurea 'Double Decker'
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Echinacea purpurea Doppelganger
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Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
|Summer||Brown Orange Pink||Green|
|Autumn||Brown Orange Pink||Green|
- Full sun
East–facing or South–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Clump forming
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
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in fertile, humus rich, well drained soil in full sun. Take care when propagating by divison or root cuttings as they resent a lot of disturbance
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Cut flowers
- Flower borders and beds
Deadhead to extend flowering
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