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: 36 inches
Plant Spread: 26 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Trade name information:
Series: Prairie Pillars™
Cultivar name: 'Ruby Giant'
Common names
  • Coneflower
  • Purple Coneflower
  • Eastern Purple Coneflower

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Comments:
  • Posted by ge1836 (Pittsford NY - Zone 6a) on Aug 4, 2012 10:21 AM concerning plant:
    This plant is exceptional as far as color goes. Mine is over 36 inches tall and doesn't spread really fast.

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