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Kim's Knee High Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

SKU #00489
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A wonderful dwarf form of this popular perennial with rose-pink, drooping flower petals surrounding an orange center. A well behaved, easy to grow native perennial that is favored by butterflies.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Design Ideas A more modestly sized native for small spaces and urban gardens. Vital in the American meadow and prairie garden palette. 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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Phlox (Phlox); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
CARE
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less water once established. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
HISTORY
Lore The root of Echinacea is a Native American medicinal and has been rediscovered for its immune stimulating ability as an herbal supplement.

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