Kim's Knee High Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High' PP #12,242

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.
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Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance.

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LoreThe root of Echinacea is a Native American medicinal and has been rediscovered for its immune stimulating ability as an herbal supplement.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, 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, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance.
Companion PlantsHummingbird Mint (Agastache); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Phlox (Phlox); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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