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Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'

Ruby Star Coneflower

Garden(s):

LoH2O

Type:

Perennial

Height:

100 cm (40 in)

Spread:

60 cm (24 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

July, August, September, October

Bloom Colour:

Red

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Adaptable

Notes:

Petals held flat rather than drooping like the species. Lightly scented, attracts butterflies, deer resistant. Heat and drought tolerant once established. Plant in groupings, middle of border.