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Echinacea ‘Delicious Candy’
Echinacea ‘Delicious Candy’
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Echinacea ‘Delicious Candy’

Double Hybrid Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.650.820

This new hybrid Coneflower features large double flowers with flat ray petals surrounding a large pom-pom centre all in fluorescent fuchsia pink. Flowers earlier than other coneflowers and stays fresh looking throughout the season. Plants are compact with dark stems and dark green leaves. 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 song birds. Dried seed heads also add interest to the winter garden. Bred by Dutch hybridizer Marco van Noort. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Echinacea ‘Delicious Candy’

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
  Deep Pink
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
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
   35-40 cm
   14-16 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate