Plant Type: Perennials
Breathtaking, fade-proof, rosy purple flowers from early summer right into fall, without dead-heading! This award-winning bloomer stays compact and tidy in the landscape and adds fantastic color to mixed containers. Highly adaptable; tolerates poor soil, heat, humidity, and even drought, once established. An herbaceous perennial.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
This first year flowering perennial reportedly keeps on blooming without having to be deadheaded, though you may still want to trim back spent flowers to maintain a tidy appearance.
Praised for their cheerful brightly colored flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds. The dried seed heads also provide architectural interest in the winter.
Phlox (Phlox); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
Characteristics & Attributes
Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form