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Echinacea purpurea Doubledecker
Echinacea purpurea Doubledecker
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Echinacea purpurea Doubledecker


USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.196.910

(=‘Doppelganger’) A totally unique form of this popular perennial. Second-year plants produce a large magenta-pink daisies with a second smaller flower produced on top of each dark brown central cone. Blooming starts in midsummer and continues for weeks. Coneflowers are sturdy and carefree perennials. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies. Seed heads are useful in dried arrangements. Excellent for cutting. Adapts to a wide variety of soil conditions. First-year plants usually exhibit the typical single blooms before becoming double in the second year.

Further details for
Echinacea purpurea Doubledecker

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
   70-75 cm
   27-29 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.