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Echinacea Butterfly™ ‘Rainbow Marcella’
Echinacea Butterfly™ ‘Rainbow Marcella’
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Echinacea Butterfly™ ‘Rainbow Marcella’


USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.650.840

This is a new introduction to the Butterfly™ Series of coneflowers bred for hardiness, long-lasting bloom and compact habit. It features single petaled, flowers the colour of orange sherbet that age to soft, raspberry pink. Retains its colour until winter frost. Drought tolerant once established. Coneflowers are a very popular and versatile perennial. Leaving spent blooms over the winter adds interest to the landscape and provides seeds for birds staying through the cold season. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Echinacea Butterfly™ ‘Rainbow Marcella’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal 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
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate