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Celebrating Echinaceas!

By dave
August 15, 2015

We open the Echinaceas Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Name: Melanie
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
Butterflies Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hummingbirder Birds Bee Lover Bookworm
Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Bromeliad Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Identifier Salvias
Aug 14, 2015 6:44 PM CST
@jmorth took the best picture ever of all those Red Admirals on Purple Coneflower 'Magnus'. Still one of my favorite pictures on the entire internet. What a joy that must have been to see. Coneflowers are an amazing nectar plant for butterflies. Unfortunately, I seem to do nothing but kill them down here in Central Florida.
Name: Elaine
Sarasota, Fl
The one constant in life is change
Cat Lover Master Gardener: Florida Tropicals Multi-Region Gardener Vegetable Grower Region: Florida
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Aug 15, 2015 9:11 AM CST
You're not alone, Melanie. I love the pic of the butterflies on Magnus, too. And I also killed every Echinacea I've planted. No . . . I think we can give the summer weather a bit of the credit for the murders.

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." –Winston Churchill
central Illinois
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 2
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Photo Contest Winner: 2017
Aug 15, 2015 6:07 PM CST
You ladies are too kind.
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
[Last edited by jmorth - Aug 15, 2015 6:12 PM (+)]
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