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Echinacea purpurea 'Coconut Lime'

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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: Coconut Lime
Additional cultivar information: (PP18617; Cone-Fection series)
Hybridized by Blom; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

30 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
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
Flowers are good for cutting
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:
Patented

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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Profile:

4 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Bazuhi On Jun 9, 2011, Bazuhi from Downers Grove, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Loved the look of this plant when I saw it at the local Home Depot in 2010 so I had to add it to my collection. This year it has come back but not with the gusto as my other coneflowers... updates to follow

Positive Tex68 On Mar 3, 2010, Tex68 from Long Branch, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

Very prolific bloomer. If deadheaded, flowers through frost. Looks like a clone of Echinacea Meringue. Sometimes I can't tell the difference.

Positive ikea88 On Sep 17, 2009, ikea88 from Fairfax, VA wrote:

It does well in my zone 7a garden with just 4 or 5 hours of direct sun. Flowers stay fresh for a long time on the plant and in the vase, and deadheading encourages more flowers. It blooms from July through frost here with deadheading.

Neutral nipajo On Jul 21, 2008, nipajo from Dallas, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I bought this plant in Bryan, Tx. and am hoping that it will do well in Dallas. I have tons of the white and purple which are very invasive but would not mind this plant to become that way for awhile. When I first planted I lost most of the blooms but the leaves are still healthy and maybe it just went into shock.

Positive Kell On Oct 13, 2007, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

This has to be my favorite echinacea. I love the bi-color look of a great green with white. It is a midsummer bloomer and will continue well into the fall. It reaches 18 to 24 inches high. Blooms are so long lasting!

Regional...

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

, (2 reports)
Calgary, Alberta
Cabot, Arkansas
Menifee, California
San Leandro, California
Cordele, Georgia
Des Plaines, Illinois
Downers Grove, Illinois
Machesney Park, Illinois
Derby, Kansas
Hebron, Kentucky
Smiths Grove, Kentucky
Cockeysville, Maryland
Norton, Massachusetts
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Gladwin, Michigan
Fridley, Minnesota
Maryland Heights, Missouri
Deer Lodge, Montana
Long Branch, New Jersey
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
Huber Heights, Ohio
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Sarver, Pennsylvania
North Augusta, South Carolina
Manchester, Tennessee
Dallas, Texas
Mantua, Virginia
Five Corners, Washington
Kalama, Washington
Weston, West Virginia
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Watertown, Wisconsin
Ranchester, Wyoming



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