Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Nature Attraction
Songbirds
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Pink
Purple
Attributes
Container
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
For Bird Lovers
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
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Echinacea purpurea 'Prairie Splendor™'

Coneflower

Earlier bloom time and extended flowering period from June to frost makes this compact, well-branched coneflower a splendid candidate for your native garden! This variety has 4-6" wide rose-pink daisy-like blooms that adorn your garden all season. The dead flower stems remain erect well into the winter provided food for birds and give your garden winter interest. The 2007 Fleuroselect Gold Medal Winner.


 

known to bloom up to 2 weeks earlier than other coneflower varities
Native cultivar

Height:

18-24 in

Spacing:

18-24"

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Time:

June-Frost

Bloom Color:

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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