Glade Coneflower (Echinacea Simulata)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

Slender, graceful flowering stems hold the flower heads above the tidy clumps of strappy basal foliage. Long lavender pink petals droop from the brown cones, flowers in June and July. Different from the Pale Coneflower in that the Glade Coneflower has orange pollen and the Pale has yellow pollen. Both are sun and drought tolerant.

Native Environment: Glade

Culture: Full sun, tolerant of rocky and very dry situations. Garden soil is fine, just do not water too much!

Use: Cut flower

Height: 24 to 36 inches

Spread: 12 to inches

Plant Type: Herbaceous PerennialsColor: Lavender/Lavender  Pink/Medium Pink/Purple

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Season of Interest: Mid (May - June) / Late (July - frost)

Soil Moisture: Average

Wildlife Benefit: Food/Birds  Butterfly Nectar

Animal Resistance: Deer Resistant

Nature Attracting: Butterfly

Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower/Dried Flower

Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil