Coneflower Merlot #1

Glowing, wine colored stems adorned by giant rose-pink flowers with bright orange center cones; fragrant blooms, great for flower arrangements, attracts pollinators and feeds the birds at winter; use in naturalized areas

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Glowing, wine colored stems adorned by giant rose-pink flowers with bright orange center cones; fragrant blooms, great for flower arrangements, attracts pollinators and feeds the birds at winter; use in naturalized areas. This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.. Merlot Coneflower is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a ‘thriller’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may re

Additional information

Dimensions 24 × 18-36 in
Botanical Name

Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot'

Exposure

Full Sun

Water Requirements

Regular Water

Height

18-36"

Width

24"

Deer Resistance

Y

Attracts Pollinators

Y

Photo Credit

NET PS

SKU: 12134

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