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Echinacea purpurea ‘Sparkler’
Echinacea purpurea ‘Sparkler’
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Echinacea purpurea ‘Sparkler’

Variegated Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.196.980

A variegated selection of Coneflower, this forms a low clump of showy green leaves splashed and mottled with creamy white. Upright stems hold a long display of rose-pink daisies with a deeper orange to brown cone in the center. Flowering starts in midsummer and continues for weeks. The foliage mound provides good garden interest for the whole season. Blooms are very attractive to butterflies. Seed heads are useful in dried arrangements. Excellent for cutting. Adapts to a wide variety of soil conditions. May need protection from hot afternoon sun. USPP#17298: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Echinacea purpurea ‘Sparkler’

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
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
   70-75 cm
   27-29 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.