Echinacea ( Coneflower ) have always been a mainstay in the sunny perennial garden. Their popularity has skyrocketed in recent years due to intensive breeding programs that have produced fatastic new colors and introduced double and semi-double forms. They are easy to grow and tolerate of a wide range of conditions, including being drought and heat tolerant. Plant in full sun in average soil. Attractive cone heads add winter interest and are good for dried arrangements.
2013 AAS Award Winner, superb mix of colors on compact plants. 3.5" flowers bloom in shades of red, orange, purple, yellow and white. Well branched sturdy stems hold up well in the landscape, more drought tolerant. Vivid shades of orange, red and yellow petals surround a large brown cone. Vigorous and sturdy growth habit. Hand water until established. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Uses: perennial garden, cuttings
Prefers well drained soil
Height: 22" - 30" tall
Plant: 10" - 20" apart