Common Name: Coneflower
Bloom Time: June thru Fall
Blooms: Intense Orange, Raspberry, Red, Yellow. See ‘More Images’ for colors.
Features: Long Blooming. Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds. Cut Flower. Deer Resistant. Drought Tolerant.
Coneflowers bloom from June to August with some sporadic later bloom. Good fresh cut or dried flower. The dead flower stems will remain erect well into the winter, and if flower heads are not removed, the blackened cones may be visited by goldfinches or other birds that feed on the seeds.
KISMET is noted for its large brightly colored flowers on upright, dwarf, compact plants. It has a long bloom time with abundant flowers of a deep rich color.
Border fronts, rock gardens or part shade areas of open woodland gardens.
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
Water: Dry to Medium
Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. This is an adaptable plant that is tolerant of drought, heat, humidity and poor soil.
Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). Plants rebloom well without deadheading, however prompt removal of spent flowers encourages continued bloom and improves general appearance.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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