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Echinacea purpurea 'Primadonna White'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echinacea (ek-in-AY-shee-a) (Info)
Species: purpurea (pur-PUR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Primadonna White

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Flowers are good for drying and preserving
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ms_greenjeans On Jul 24, 2013, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

I've said in other postings that I have a love-hate relationship with coneflowers. This one is trending towards love...it is wonderfully fragrant, and seems to be doing very well in it's first full summer after planting.

Positive bigcityal On Aug 31, 2006, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

I like this plant. It is similar to White Swan, but has larger flowers that last a bit longer. I am not sure if the seeds are tue yet.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fair Oaks, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Cumberland, Maryland
Hopkins, Minnesota
Cranberry Twp, Pennsylvania
Fombell, Pennsylvania
Knoxville, Tennessee



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