Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Meringue') 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
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
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: Sun GardenDate: July
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Location: Middle TennesseeDate: 6/29/2011
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2009-07-19
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-12
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Location: North Eastern PennsylvaniaDate: 2011-07-17
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Sun Northwest N.J.Date: July
By NJBob
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Echinacea (coneflower) - Which ones have you had success with? by JuliaNY Jun 19, 2017 5:07 PM 77
Tell us about your Perennial Garden, Part 1 by SongofJoy Feb 29, 2012 7:05 AM 301
Need suggestions for sterile plants by kqcrna Sep 28, 2011 4:24 AM 27
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