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Echinacea purpurea 'Now Cheesier'

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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: Now Cheesier

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive crittergarden On Nov 1, 2011, crittergarden from Pittsburgh, PA wrote:

It really IS "cheesier"! I love this flower.

Neutral edder On Jan 15, 2011, edder from Deer Lodge, MT (Zone 4a) wrote:

Product Profile: http://www.terranovanurseries.com/product_profiles/Echinacea...

Positive weedsfree On Aug 19, 2010, weedsfree from Magna, UT (Zone 7a) wrote:

PPAF PVR

Regional...

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

Fridley, Minnesota
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Seattle, Washington
Madison, Wisconsin



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