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Echinacea purpurea 'Bravado'

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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: Bravado

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Category:
Perennials

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

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid 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

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:
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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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ms_greenjeans On Nov 4, 2010, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

For me this coneflower is the most vigorous of all the varieties I have. The flowers are large and numerous, and the color is a brighter and more intense pink that doesn't fade.

Neutral guspuppy On Mar 20, 2008, guspuppy from Warren, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Great flower! They do well as cut flowers also if you can part with the blossoms being on your plant (which I have a hard time doing) lol.
Kathy

Regional...

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

Clayton, California
Spring Hill, Florida
Athens, Georgia
Moline, Illinois
Rockford, Illinois
Greenwood, Indiana
Hebron, Kentucky
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Hopkins, Minnesota
Northome, Minnesota
Lees Summit, Missouri
Long Branch, New Jersey
Buffalo, New York
Nineveh, New York
Southold, New York
Warren, Ohio
Gold Hill, Oregon
Easton, Pennsylvania
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Cordova, Tennessee
Spring City, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Houston, Texas (2 reports)
Bristol, Virginia
Kalama, Washington
Ravenswood, West Virginia
Weston, West Virginia



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