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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 4 weeks
Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds thin
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Not suitable for containers
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2013 Plant Select Winner

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Sep 11, 2011 3:23 AM

A rare coneflower, Echinacea tennesseensis was removed from the Endangered Species List in 2011.

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