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Echinacea × hybrida Artisan™ Soft Orange
Echinacea × hybrida Artisan™ Soft Orange
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Echinacea × hybrida Artisan™ Soft Orange

Hybrid Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.651.050

(=‘PAS1308374’) A new hybrid seed Coneflower bred to produce consistency of plant structure for uniform and highly branched, full plants. This selection, part of the Artisan™ Collection, produces very large, single flowers that open deep orange and soften as they age. Spiky brown cone centre. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Attractive to butterflies. Excellent for cutting. Coneflowers begin blooming midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. However, keeping some dried flower heads on the plants in fall will provide food for wintering songbirds. Dried seed heads also add interest to the winter garden. Winner of Medal of Excellence Industry’s Choice. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Echinacea × hybrida Artisan™ Soft Orange

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
   40-70 cm
   16-27 inches
   25-65 cm
   10-25 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate