Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Songbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Long Blooming
For Bird Lovers
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
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Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Echinacea 'Solar Flare'

Coneflower

Vibrant, electric pink blooms emerge in early summer and fade to a smoky rose color that carry a sweet fragrance well into the autumn season. Bright flowers sit atop of very sturdy, dark stems. Outstanding garden performance!

Fragrant Blooms
Huge blooms 5" across
Sturdy stems
Outstanding garden performance

Height:

24-36 in

Spacing:

24-36" (60-90cm)

Additional:

Remove spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming.  Drought tolerant once established. Performs best in full sun.

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Electric Pink

Echinacea (ek-i-na'-se-a)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Coneflower

These long-blooming purple, rose or white daisies have coppery maroon centers and attract butterflies to a wide range of landscape settings. Tolerates dry, poor soils; easy to grow. Excellent cut flowers.

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