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Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower)

Vivid daisy-like flowers sporting rosy purple petals that surround a red-orange cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

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

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

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

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1 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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Long lasting purple flower spikes grow on a shorter plant from summer into fall. Finely textured with a dense, upright, compact habit with sturdy branching. 18-14″ tall x 16-18″ spread. Full Sun.

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Gold yellow, brown cone, moderate growth rate, blooms mid summer to mid fall, 2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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From a petite habit of deep green foliage, spikes of pure white blooms emerge in early to mid-summer. If deadheaded, it will rebloom. Compact mounding habit. 10-12″ tall x 12-14″ spread. Full Sun.

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Large golden flowers, dark green foliage. Blooms late summer to mid fall. 3ft x 2ft wide. Moderate growth rate. Full sun to partial shade. Native.

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(Butterfly™ Series) Magenta purple petals surrounding a maroon centre cone grow tall en masse above full, deep green foliage. As the season progresses the tips of the petals lighten to a soft pink. 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
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Large, bright green petals that surround a deep green cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

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

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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