Butterfly 'Cleopatra' Coneflower Echinacea hybrid
- 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).
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 FlowerFragrant FoliageDrought TolerantAttracts:BeesBirdsButterfliesResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:16 - 18 InchesSpacing:12 - 16 InchesSpread:12 - 16 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFlower Shade:Golden yellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Deep greenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Alkaline SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:Dried FlowerUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses 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