Fatal Attraction Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea 'Fatal Attraction' PP #18,429; CPBR #3984
Pronunciation: ek-in-AY-shee-a pur-PUR-ee-uh
|Description||A compact, bushy coneflower with large, toothy, dark green foliage and intensely vibrant flowers on deep red, upright stems. Each large flower features upward and outward-facing magenta-colored petals that perfectly frame its dark orange center. Sturdy, reliable, drought tolerant summer color for beds, borders, and containers. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Midsummer through early fall|
|Mature Size||Moderately fast growing; reaches 22 to 26 in. tall, 18 to 22 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Russian Sage (Perovskia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Salvia (Salvia); Catmint (Nepeta)|
|Care||Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.|
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