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Echinacea Butterfly 'Postman'


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Echinacea Butterfly 'Postman' is a fiery true red coneflower.


Description:
'Postman' is a fiery true red Echinacea from the Butterfly Series with strong sturdy stems and beautiful glowing flowers with overlapping petals. Flowers will emerge red-orange, deepen to orange-red, and then deepen further to true hot red. All members of this series are named after species of butterfly. Echinacea in coastal BC should be planted in hot, dry, sunny spots with thin, average to poor soils for best overwintering. Elsewhere they love to be frozen solid all winter long.


Common Name: Coneflower

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry open woods, prairies and barrens.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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