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Butterfly 'Cleopatra' Coneflower Echinacea hybrid

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
18" 16"
Height
16 - 18"
Spread
12 - 16"
  • Details

    Features

    Incredibly vibrant golden yellow, fragrant flowers with a large, orange cone are produced on very strong, well-branched stems above a stocky clump of compact, deep green foliage. The single flowers measure a full 3-3 ½” across since their petals are held horizontally, and they lighten to creamy yellow as they age.

    Fragrant Flower
    Fragrant Foliage
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Birds
    Butterflies
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    16 - 18 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Flower Shade: 
    Golden yellow
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Deep green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Poor Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Alkaline Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Dried Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Great in containers and landscapes.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Grow in sunny and hot locations with well-drained soils. Tolerates light shade, but best performance is in full sun. Drought tolerant once established.

    Butterfly 'Cleopatra' Echinacea hybrid USPP 24,631
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