This large coneflower has flowers up to six inches across and has a unique colouration - a rosy halo at the centre becomes peach towards the end of the petals. Use en masse for the border, in a mixed bed, and as a cut flower. Echinacea in coastal BC should be planted in hot, dry, sunny spots with thin, average to poor soils for best overwintering.
Common Name: Coneflower
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry open woods, prairies and barrens.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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