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Echinacea PRIMA™ Saffron
Echinacea PRIMA™ Saffron
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Echinacea PRIMA™ Saffron

Hybrid Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.651.070

(=‘TNECHPS’) A selection in the PRIMA™ Collection from Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. Plants are extremely short with a clumping habit and multiple crowns, ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers; very versatile. Masses of bright, saffron-coloured flowers. Blooms the first year. Flowering starts in early summer and continues for weeks, especially if faded blooms are regularly removed. Coneflowers are sturdy and carefree perennials. Their blossoms are very attractive to butterflies. Seed heads are useful in dried arrangements or left for birds throughout the winter months. Excellent for cutting. USPP#30169: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Echinacea PRIMA™ Saffron

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
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
   250-30 cm
   98-12 inches
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate