PowWow® Wild Berry Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea 'PAS702917'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ek-in-AY-shee-a pur-PUR-ee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 16 to 20 in. tall, 12 to 16 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer through Early Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Phlox (Phlox); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9