Evolution™ Embers™ Fever Coneflower
Echinacea hybrid 'TNECHEF' PP #31,466
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- Garden Gallery Inc.
P.o. Box 5043, Station A Burlington ON L7R 3Y8
- Lakeside Garden Centre
10753 Heart Lake Road Brampton ON L6Z 0B7
- Islington Nurseries
1000 Islington Ave. Toronto ON M8Z 4S5
- Rice Road Greenhouses
R.r. 2, Rice Road Welland ON L3B 5N5
|Lore||Echinacea purpurea, the parent of all contemporary hybrids is a native of the American prairie. Echinacea root was discovered by Native Americans within its range for healing properties. In recent years science has confirmed that the root contains chemicals that stimulate the immune system. Coneflowers are part of the American prairie plant communities and are a well documented bird habitat plant.The genus name Echinacea is derived from the Greek word (echino), meaning "spiny", due to the spiny central disk.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 18 to 20 in. tall, 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Fall|
|Design Ideas||The quintessential component of the American meadow and prairie garden. Blend with grasses or nestle into stream bed banks at boulders for a wild garden composition. A valuable late-season bloomer for the traditional perennial border. Superior pick-me-up for tired foundation planting. Equally well-suited to casual country gardens along picket fences or in mixed borders. The dried seed heads also provide architectural interest in the winter.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Russian Sage (Perovskia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Salvia (Salvia); Catmint (Nepeta)|
Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, prefers regular water but tolerates periodic drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9