Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High') in the Coneflowers Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP12242

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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-07-20Purple Coneflower 039
By dawiz1753
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: July 10, 2006
By Marilyn
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2006-06-26
By Marilyn
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2018-06-16Purple Coneflower 049
By dawiz1753
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On June 26, 2015 Bloomed
from 2014 winter sown plant
lovesblooms On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On March 17, 2015 Plant emerged
returned from 2014 winter sown plant
lovesblooms On January 29, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
christine2 On May 1, 2008 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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HAVE: Too much of these (plants for postage) by lovesblooms Jun 1, 2018 9:48 AM 20
Hybrid Echinacea, NOT for me! by frankrichards16 Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM 74
CONEFLOWERS - Echinacea Lovers! - ORDERS - Co-ops...by Kim by Kim May 8, 2012 2:53 PM 10
Echinacea (coneflower) - Which ones have you had success with? by JuliaNY Jun 19, 2017 5:07 PM 77

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