Cone-Fections™ Hot Papaya Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Hot Papaya' PPAF

SKU
05974
These magnificent blooms are the first ever orange-red double coneflowers. The color stays true and doesn't fade. The fragrant flowers are borne on strong stems and are excellent for cutting. Attracts butterflies to a wide range of landscape settings. Deciduous.
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Requires only occasional water once established - more in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 34 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms early to late summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsRequires only occasional water once established - more in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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