Description

Wild Berry Coneflower

General Information

Wild Berry Coneflower features rose-purple flowers that grow 3-4″ across.  The central cone is brown with attractive rust orange spines.  Retains its color well. The basal branching of this colorful coneflower yields more blooms per plant. Flowers the first year!  Beautiful blooms from late spring to late summer.  May re-bloom in fall.  If the flower heads are not removed, the dried seeds will attract goldfinches and other songbirds. Stunning as a specimen or accent plant.  Plant in mass in borders or woodland gardens.  Works well in rock gardens. 2010 All-American Selections Flower Award Winner.

Additional Information

Echinacea purpurea ‘PowWow Wild Berry’ grows best in Full Sun or Part Shade.  It will grow 20-24″ tall with a spread of 12-16″. Plant in zones 3 to 8.   Echinacea plants were historically used by Native American Indians in traditional medicines. May propagate from seed in optimum conditions. Deer resistant.  Attracts birds and butterflies. Drought tolerant. Heat and humidity tolerant.

Care & Shipping Notes

Easy to grow in average, well drained soil.  Will tolerate a variety of soil types including clay and sandy soil.  Can be grown in shallow, rocky soil. No serious insect or disease problems. Clumps should be divided every 3-4 years to prevent overcrowding. Deadheading is not necessary, but may encourage re-blooming.  NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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