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PlantFiles: Eastern Coneflower, Eastern White Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea 'Milkshake'

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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: Milkshake
Additional cultivar information: (PP20594; Cone-Fection series)
Hybridized by Blom; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

20 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

Hardiness:
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:
Bright Yellow
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

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral OldPerfessor On May 12, 2012, OldPerfessor from Hazard, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

I have 2 of these that are in the back of the flower garden and are only in their 2nd year here. We'll see how they do after a good year last year. I'll keep my fingers crossed.

Regional...

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

Hazard, Kentucky
Columbia, Louisiana
Boothbay, Maine
Broadway, North Carolina
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Columbus, Ohio
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Clarksville, Tennessee
Seattle, Washington (2 reports)
Petersburg, West Virginia
Madison, Wisconsin



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