White Swan Flower
- Scientific name: Echinecea Purpurea, Gomphocarpus fruticosus
- Common name: Cone flower
- Family: Asclepiadiae
- Plant type: Perennial
Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ bears white, daisy-like flowers with drooping petals and a large, orange-green center, on rigid stems.
Meaning of White Swan
The genus name comes from the Greek word “echinos” means “sea urchin” or “hedgehog”.
The common name “Cone flower” comes from the appearance of the flower head, the cone-shaped central disc.
Symbolic meanings of the flower are strength and health.
- Robert Bloom
- Tennessee Cone flower
- Finale White
Grow and Care
- Planting; it is an easy-to-care-for perennial. It should dury in the soil deeply. It likes well drained soil and full sun.The plant is tolerant to drought, heat, humid and poor soil. Plant it in spring or fall.
- Watering; can tolerate to drought. Middle watering is the best for them. Water regularly, but be caution the soil should dry first. It needs watering once a week.
- Fertilization; composting around the plant is good for the flower, but do not use much fertilizer, it can cause growing problems.