Merlot Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot' PP #18,814

SKU
03958
Wine colored stems display rich pink flowers with huge golden orange cones. Blooms are fragrant and long lasting. Excellent for attracting butterflies and for naturalized gardens, traditional beds, borders or containers. Does not require staking. Hardy perennial.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 24 to 36 in. tall and 18 to 30 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly summer through fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorLight Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, 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.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureFragrant

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

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