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Echinacea Aloha (Coneflower)

(Prairie Pillars™ Collection) Yellow flowers with an orange/brown centre bloom on tall stems with bright green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 23,525

(Jolly Jewel™ Series) Clusters of small magenta saucer-shaped flowers with dark burgundy centres grow on deep green foliage that creates a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
0.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy blooms of white flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. The bright green, narrow grass-like foliage keeps its colour all season. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This perennial features airy spires of lacy lavender blue flowers in dusty purple calyxes on thin white stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to mid-fall
2-3 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

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Masses of bright yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact, dwarf habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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(Bumble Series) Spikes of pale sky-blue flowers grow in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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This upright perennial features tall sturdy stems bearing grass-like narrowly lanceolate leaves and are capped with flat-topped clusters of small yellow flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to midsummer
6 in tall x 6 in spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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(Dalmatian Series) White cup-shaped blooms with burgundy-speckled throats form on tall spikes with glossy deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Orange petals that fade out to yellow tips surround a large orange-brown centre cone and grow tall above deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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