Coneflower (Echinacea 'Firebird') in the Coneflowers Database

Trade name information:
Series: Bird
Cultivar name: 'Firebird'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 25 inches
Plant Spread: 22 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: July, August, September, October
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22775; EU32328

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Date: 2010-02-09Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. wwwterranovanurseries.c
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What Are You Going To Buy For 2019? by Marilyn Jun 26, 2019 8:39 PM 106
Saving Seeds Summer/Fall 2015 by CarolineScott Oct 20, 2015 10:40 AM 58
Who is saving seeds this fall? by mom2goldens Oct 21, 2014 12:53 PM 100
How many different collections do you have? by virginiarose Jun 12, 2012 4:30 PM 73
CONEFLOWERS - Echinacea Lovers! - ORDERS - Co-ops...by Kim by Kim May 8, 2012 2:53 PM 10

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