Pixie Meadowbrite™ Coneflower

Echinacea 'CBG Cone 2' PP #18,546

SKU
03227
Extremely prolific, snappy pink flowers with an orange center and horizontally held petals can appear 20 or more on one plant! Densely spaced, compact flower stems create a mass of color and reappear when spent stems are removed. Perennial.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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LoreEchinacea root was discovered by Native Americans within its range for healing properties. In recent years science has confirmed that the root contains chemicals that stimulate the immune system. Coneflowers are part of the American prairie plant communities and are a well documented bird habitat plant.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 8 to 20 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis smaller version of the native coneflower is better suited to limited spaces seeking a wild garden look, an all-native landscape, wildlife friendly habitat or just a beautiful flower garden. This is a valuable late season bloomer for the traditional perennial border. Makes a super injection of color for tired foundation planting. Equally well suited to casual country gardens along picket fences or in mixed borders. Exotic orange coloring also works nicely in tropical plantings and crisp form can be surprising in spare, modern compositions.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial 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 FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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