Perennials

Coneflower, Intense Orange

Echinacea purpurea Kismet®, Intense Orange PP28769

Description

Coneflower is a beautiful, native perennial addition to any garden. This cultivar from the Kismet® series starts blooming in late June and continues throughout the summer. Large, deep orange flowers are fragrant and great for attracting beneficial pollinators. When the center cones are mature, they serve as an important food source for local birds. Grows well in full sun.
The brilliant color and structure of this plant are stunning in a garden bed, and flowers work well as fresh cut flowers.

Native
Fragrant flower
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Attracts beneficial pollinators
Great as a fresh cut flower
Food source for wildlife

Characteristics

Height: 24 in.
Spread: 18 in.
Bloom color: Orange
Bloom time: Summer
Foliage: Green
Soil type: average, dry, sandy; clay soil tolerant, drought tolerant
Exposure: Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4