Eye-Catcher™ Tanager Coneflower Echinacea purpurea
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Rich, tangerine-orange flowers with heavily overlapping petals and dark cones on dark stems above dark foliage.Fragrant FlowerAttracts:BeesButterfliesResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:22 - 24 InchesSpacing:16 - 18 InchesSpread:16 - 18 InchesFlower Colors:OrangeFlower Shade:Gold/Orange ShadesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Green ShadesHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:Dried FlowerUses:Mass PlantingMaintenance Notes:
These pollinator friendly perennials are a must-have addition to your sun 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.Fun Facts:
A tanager is a type of bird that comes in an array of colors, but most often associated with a brilliant orange red-the perfect namesake for this dramatically colored coneflower.Eye-Catcher™ Tanager Echinacea purpurea USPPAF