Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Coconut Lime') 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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 30 inches
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: white and green
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


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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2007-10-17
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: At a nurseryDate: Jul 27, 2008 3:25 PM
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2009-07-26
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Posted by mom2goldens (Carmel, IN - Zone 5a) on Sep 19, 2014 6:45 PM

I have had this plant in my garden for 6-7 years. It has been the hardiest of my hybrid echinaceas and has an amazingly long bloom time. Also does very well as a cut flower: Holds up well in a vase. Plants bloom from mid-summer till frost in my garden without any special care. It also seems more resistant to rabbits than some of my other echinaceas. Truly one of my favorite plants for its color, bloom time, and hardiness.

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Posted by mom2goldens (Carmel, IN - Zone 5a) on Dec 15, 2011 6:47 PM

This has been a strong performer in my zone 5 garden. It blooms non-stop through the summer up until frost. Plants are well-branched and have made it reliably through several of our harsh winters. Flowers make great cut flowers; the color is really striking in arrangements.

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