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Echinacea ‘Chiquita’
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Echinacea ‘Chiquita’


Dwarf Hybrid Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.650.630


A shorter, hybrid Coneflower featuring large, fragrant, soft yellow coloured petals surrounding a large, red-brown cone. Well-branched, strong and bushy. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Attractive to butterflies. Excellent for cutting. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Part of the Prairie Pixies™ Collection, shorter cousins to Prairie Pillars™, from Terra Nova Nurseries in Oregon. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

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Echinacea ‘Chiquita’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Yellow
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Fragrant
  Massed
Height
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Medium