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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Orange
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
  • Tissue Culture
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Dried Flowers
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Echinacea is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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BIG SKY™ SUNSET CONEFLOWER

Echinacea x 'Sunset'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Big Sky™ Sunset Coneflower online. Is a fantastic coneflower with vibrant orange flowers that are slightly fragrant. The large single daisy like flowers also sport brownish central cones. Attracts butterflies and winter feeding birds

Mature Height:

24-30 Inches

Mature Spread:

12-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Coneflower

Read more about Echinacea

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase BIG SKY™ SUNSET CONEFLOWER Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 1493

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
Unbranded



$24.00

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Customer Testimonials

I am very happy with the quality of my plants. Even tough the site stated container size, I was still surprised at the large size of the plants. So often plants are repotted from a smaller pot and sold as the next larger but the roots are not developed. Not so with your pots. A 1 gallon is a true 1 gal and so on.


Brenda
Bixby, OK
November 2016

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