echinacea purpurea 'milkshake' (coneflower)

Size: 1 gallon

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  • fluffy, white, pom-pom blooms with a golden-yellow centre
  • well-branched habit
  • bloom time: summer
  • zone 5 
  • height 60-75cm
  • spread 50-60cm
  • colour white
  • echinacea thrives in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade
  • they are drought tolerant once established and adaptable to heat and poor soils
  • taller cultivars may grow leggy and require staking if grown in dense shade
  • regular deadheading is recommended to improve appearance, but not necessary to increase bloom time
  • direct, sun exposure helps develop proper, flower pigmentation
  • pay special attention to plant depth: crown must be at or slightly above soil level
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts birds
  • attracts butterflies
  • deer resistant
  • long blooming