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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
Timber Pines, Florida
Athens, Georgia
Moline, Illinois
Rockford, Illinois
Greenwood, Indiana
Hebron, Kentucky
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Hopkins, Minnesota
Northome, Minnesota
, Missouri
Long Branch, New Jersey
Buffalo, New York
Nineveh, New York
Southold, New York
Bolindale, Ohio
Gold Hill, Oregon
Glendon, Pennsylvania
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
, 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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