Echinaca pallida X Echinacea purpurea

(Clint) Medina, TN(Zone 7b)

Check out my cross of Echinacea pallida and Echinacea purpurea! The blooms and the leaves are both wavy and curly. I'll post a picture of the leaves later. A good thing about this plant is it doesn't get fungus like Pallida when it rains too much. I like the way the blooms have the darker pink in the middle too.

Thumbnail by echinaceamaniac
Ft Lauderdale, FL(Zone 10a)

Neat. I like the darker colored ring near the center also. It gives the bloom a uniqueness.
Jon

(Clint) Medina, TN(Zone 7b)

I think I'm starting to prefer Paradoxa and Pallida to the other forms of Echinacea. They seem to never get Aster Yellows. I've never seen one with that disease. Have you?

Ft Lauderdale, FL(Zone 10a)

I've heard of Aster Yellows, but don't think I've ever seen it.....yet. I like them all when they're doing well and get a bit frustrated/discouraged when they're not.

Huntington, WV(Zone 6a)

How beautiful. Love it!

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