• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat..
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 16 to 20 inches tall and 12 to 16 inches wide.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Summer through Early Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ek-in-AY-shee-a pur-PUR-ee-uh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 16 to 20 inches tall and 12 to 16 inches wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer through Early Fall
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Design IdeasAn essential border plant for the all white garden, and useful for toning down brightly colored mixed borders. For architectural interest, leave some spent blooms on the plants in fall; the dried seed heads will provide food for finches and other seed foraging bird species.
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Speedwell (Veronica); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easy to grow in average to lean, well-drained soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates periodic drought, once established. Trim spent flowers for a neat appearance. Divide in spring or fall when needed.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat..
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Breeders have in recent years been actively involved in the development of top-quality seed-raised Echinacea hybrids. The internationally awarded 'PowWow' Echinacea series was the first product of this breeding program from the hand of breeder Jian-Ping Ren Ph.D.

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