Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'

Plant Details

Common Name: Coneflower
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Zone: 4-9
Habit: upright
Height: 21-25 inches
Spread: 14-16 inches
Bloom time: mid summer to mid fall
Blooms: coral pink-orange
Foliage: deep green
Attributes: Showy, good cut flower, good texture, attract butterflies and hummingbirds, drought tolerant.
 
Echinacea ‘Supreme Cantaloupe’ features double flowers of coral and shrimp-pink with rosy-copper ray petals. Flowers have a lovely fragrance. Plant habit is well-branched, strong and bushy. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. Attractive to butterflies. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Leaving some spent blooms on the plants in the fall will provide food for wintering birds. Dried seed heads also provide interest in the winter garden. 
 

 

Quick Facts

Plant Care

 Sun: full sun

Water: medium
Maintenance: low
 
Attractive to butterflies. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Leaving some spent blooms on the plants in the fall will provide food for wintering birds. Dried seed heads also provide interest in the winter garden. 
 
Use in mass planting, mixed beds, or borders. Great cut flower. Dry moderately between waterings. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. 
 

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