Perennials forum: Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

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Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Aug 10, 2016 8:47 PM CST
Added a ten inch pot of these to my garden last year. They were a mix of colours, oranges, reds, pinks, and yellows. I have a nice clump this year but they are all the same orange-pinky colour; pretty but I was hoping for the mixture. I know they are a seed grown variety; could this be a hardiness issue with the particular colours, or could there be another reason? Just curious. Confused
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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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Aug 11, 2016 6:02 AM CST
I bought 4 plants a few years ago. The label shows a mix of colors but each pot bloomed a different color in the mix. I have hot orange and soft cream still living.

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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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Aug 11, 2016 8:14 PM CST


Most likely only the one color survived the Winter. A 10 inch pot for multiple Echinacea is to small.

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