Now green flowers are not to everyone's taste, we admit, but this Piet Oudoulf introduction might go some way to convince even the more reluctant amongst you. Quilled lime green petals surround a flattish and fragrant central cone of darker green, which, set against the backdrop of the equally green foliage, makes for a rather sumptuous appearance. Sun or semi-shade. Well drained soil. 2 feet. Currently available ex 9cm pot
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Well, we like it anyway. Dead head in the usual way.
There are a number of green-flowered echinaceas around these days, but Green Jewel is arguably the pick of the bunch. We won't get too argumentative about it, though.
In this short video David Wilson waxes lyrical about Echinacea Green Jewel. We think it's pretty nice, too.
Echinacea Green Jewel is a hardy perennial plant with reddish black stems and lime green flowers from mid summer to autumn suitable for sun or semi-shade.