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Echinacea 'Hot Papaya'
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Plant Type: Perennials

The blooms emerge with florescent, papaya colored ray petals and a deep orange-yellow cone. Hot Papaya matures with rich, spicy orange ray petals that are topped by a double, reddish-orange pompom. Each pompom has a remarkable papaya colored halo in the center that grows as it ages. Prefers moist, but well drained to get established, once established, it is very drought tolerant.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color


Foliage Color


Plant Spread

24-30 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

30-36 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Average and consistent water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Cut flower, Fragrant, Drought tolerant, Heat tolerant, Long blooming , Showy flower, Easy to grow

Bloom Time

Midsummer to frost

Critter Resistance


Full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests