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Delicious Candy Coneflower Echinacea hybrid

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
  • Summer
Mature Size
24" 16"
Height
18 - 24"
Spread
14 - 16"
  • Details

    Features

    Fuchsia pink, pom-pom flowers. Single ray petals underneath. Dark green leaves.

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

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    14 - 16 Inches
    Spread: 
    14 - 16 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Fuchsia
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    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
    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: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Adapts to hot, windy, sunny locations. Average to dry soil is best. Drought tolerant once established.

    Delicious Candy Echinacea hybrid USPPAF
  • 1 Review

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    • This was such a delightful surprise in our small urban raised bed. Easy to grow, little maintenance required, and vibrant color on sturdy stems. The centres of the flower seem to almost glow golden and fade to fuschia. A little late to bloom but when it did it was lovely.

      M&S
      , Nova Scotia
      , Canada
      , 32 weeks ago
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