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Echinacea purpurea ‘Merlot’


Purple Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.196.720


A vibrant Coneflower, this selection features bright rose-magenta petals surrounding a large orange button-shaped cone. The tall stems are a contrasting wine red tone. Ideal for sunny borders, the flowers are great for cutting. Attractive to butterflies. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Part of the Prairie Pillars™ Series from Terra Nova Nurseries in Oregon. USPP#18814: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Echinacea purpurea ‘Merlot’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Massed
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   75-85 cm
   29-33 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Echinacea purpurea ‘Merlot’


Purple Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.196.720


A vibrant Coneflower, this selection features bright rose-magenta petals surrounding a large orange button-shaped cone. The tall stems are a contrasting wine red tone. Ideal for sunny borders, the flowers are great for cutting. Attractive to butterflies. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Part of the Prairie Pillars™ Series from Terra Nova Nurseries in Oregon. USPP#18814: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Echinacea purpurea ‘Merlot’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Massed
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   75-85 cm
   29-33 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.