Caring for Perennials: Echinacea (Cone Flower)

A Guide to Caring for Perennials: Echinacea (Cone Flower)

PLANTING:Set plants 18 to 24 inches apart. Keep plants moist but not overly wet until established. Flowering period may be extended by deadheading (removing faded blooms). Divide every 3 years.

MAINTENANCE: Trouble-free and hardy, resistant to heat, humidity, cold, and drought, large summer flowers that are open-faced and ideal for pollinators.

Where to plant: Light Requirements: Full Sun

Moisture Requirements: Dry, Moist, Well-drained, Varies depending on variety

Soil Tolerance: Clay, Normal, Loamy, Poor

Spacing: Habit: Upright, Height: 18-30 in Width: 12-36 in, Varies depending on variety

Uses: Outdoor, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers

Bloom Start to End: Late Spring - Late Summer, Can vary slightly based on variety

General Planting Instructions

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