Echinacea 'Orange Skipper'

Butterfly™ Orange Skipper Echinacea, Coneflower

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Orange Skipper Echinacea is a compact freely branching native perennial with strong upright stems that do not need staking and dark green foliage. The fragrant tangerine flowers with a orange cone bloom heavily from summer through fall.  Thrives in full sun and well-drained soils.  The flowers attract butterflies and bees, and spent stems will stay erect and attract birds if not removed.  Drought tolerant.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

1' - 1.5'

Spread: 

1' - 1.5’

Spacing: 

1.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

Orange

Season of Interest: 

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Susceptible to aster yellows disease and eriophyid mites.  Heat and drought tolerant.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardenRock GardensGroundcoverNative Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: LiatrisBaby’s BreathSalvia

 

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