Coneflower (Echinacea 'Fatal Attraction') 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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 28 inches
Plant Spread: 16 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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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August 15, 2015

We open the Echinaceas Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Photo gallery:
Location: New York Botanical GardensDate: 2010-07-05
By sheryl
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Location: Northwest N.J.Date: 2015-07-21
By NJBob
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-07-04
By mcash70
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By Windigo
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-06
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-28
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Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 9-22-07
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Comments:
Posted by sheryl (Hot, hot, hot, Feenix, AZ - Zone 9b) on Dec 22, 2011 1:05 PM

I saw this coneflower at the New York Botanical gardens and was immediately attracted (fatally?) by the dark purple stems (no, those aren't shadows) that set off the pink blooms. I also loved that it was more "button" shaped, which I prefer over the reflexed petals many of the Echinacea have.

I haven't planted it in my own gardens yet - it isn't terribly easy to find and the one source I did find was a bit pricey. But the search continues....

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