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Plant Characteristics

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

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™ SUMMER SKY CONEFLOWER

Echinacea x 'Summer Sky'

Buy Big Sky™ Summer Sky Coneflower online. Another in the Big Sky series from Itsaul Plants,('Katie Saul') has large flat-topped flowers with orange cones and ray flowers that fade in pastel shades from orange to pink like a summer sky at the end of a long hot day. Though delicate in color and fragrance, these strong plants hold up very well and produce long sturdy stems that last as cut flowers. 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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