Echinacea ‘Hot Papaya’

CONE-FECTIONS Coneflower
USDA Zone: 4-9
A double-flowered Coneflower, this selection features drooping ray petals of spicy orange, surrounding a pompom center of red-orange that develops papaya tones as the flowers age. Plant habit is well-branched, strong and bushy. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Attractive to butterflies. Excellent for cutting. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Part of the CONE-FECTIONS™ series bred by Arie Blom of the Netherlands and introduced by AB Cultivars/Plants Nouveau. USPP#21022: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Sun Exposure   Full Sun

Soil Type   Normal or Sandy or Clay

Soil pH   Neutral or Alkaline or Acid

Soil Moisture   Average or Dry or Moist

Care Level   Easy

Flower Color   Orange

Blooming Time   Mid-Summer   Late Summer   Early Fall

Foliage Color   Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
Accent: Good Texture/Form    Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds   Border
Containers    Cut Flower
Deer Resistant    Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant   Massed
Specimen

Flower Head Size   Large

Height   29-35 inches

Spread    18-23 inches

Foot Traffic None

Growth Rate    Medium