Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Bravado') in the Coneflowers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height:48 inches
Plant Spread:24 inches
Flowers:Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color:Pink
Purple
Flower Time:Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses:Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant:Butterflies
Resistances:Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Pollinators:Various insects
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions:Other: 2009 Great Plant Picks award winner

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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2015-05-25#Pollination
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Date: 2014-08-13
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Location: East Facing Garden, NE TXDate: 2012-04-05
By Trish
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Date: 2014-08-13
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Location: Fireplace garden - more shade than sunDate: 2011-0708Matches hydrangeas!
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2015-05-25
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: July 7, 2005
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Location: Fireplace garden - more shade than sunDate: 2006-0718Attractive to bees.
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Location: Fireplace garden - more shade than sunDate: 2006-0709Great as a clump.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Coneflowers by clintbrownDec 4, 2016 4:07 AM865
Best performing perennials of 2013 by pirlJan 11, 2014 7:25 AM116
Color Echoes, anyone? by pirlAug 13, 2017 4:47 PM2,171

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