Echinacea Purpurea

Coneflower

$10.95 ea. (3+ discount) $10.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2017

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A Classic. Lavender pink, big daisy-like blooms with slightly drooping petals. Large, coppery-orange central cones on stately plants. Coarse, deep green serrated leaves makes Echinacea Purpurea a showy garden plant. Excellent cut flower.

Details

Item Code: ECPU
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium to Tall 3'
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Winter Interest

Echinacea General Information

It is hard to imagine a sunny perennial border without Echinacea! So much color in summertime and very easy to grow, our offerings include classics and some of the newest and most exciting advances in Coneflowers. Butterflies love the flowers, birds love the seeds, and we love the generous long-lasting bouquets.

Echinacea Plant Care

Easy to grow, prolific bloomer. Deadheading will prevent seeding, but birds are crazy about the seeds, and the seedheads are attractive in the winter, especially in the snow. If removing them, leave the foliage at the base of the plant to overwinter. May be slow to emerge in the spring. These generally don't need to be divided, but can be divided in early spring or early fall.