Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot' PP #18,814
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 24 to 36 in. tall and 18 to 30 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early summer through fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9