Perennials

Coneflower - Kismet® Series

Echinacea purpurea Kismet® Series

Description

Coneflower is a beautiful, native perennial addition to any garden. The Kismet® series boasts a variety of cultivars with blooms of intense coloration - from golden yellow to bright raspberry. Blooming starts mid-summer and continues to autumn. Large flowers are 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 perennial
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Attracts beneficial pollinators
Great as a fresh cut flower
Food source for wildlife

Characteristics

Height: 18 - 24 in.
Spread: 12 - 18 in.
Bloom color: Yellow, orange, red, raspberry
Bloom time: Summer
Foliage: Green
Soil type: average, dry, sandy; clay soil tolerant, drought tolerant
Exposure: Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4