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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Terra Nova
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Multi-Colored
  • Pink
  • Dark Pink
  • 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 Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Water Use
  • Prefers Dry Soils
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
  • Tissue Culture
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
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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MERLOT CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Merlot Coneflower online. Merlot Coneflower is a wonderful introduction with large rose pink flowers that can span up to 5 inches across! The fragrant flowers are supported by strong burgundy-black stems which are great for cut flowers. When planted in groupings these will wow anyone.

Mature Height:

24-32 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 MERLOT CONEFLOWER Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 8385

(1.0 gallons / 3.8 liters)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
Unbranded Grown in Root Pouch®.



$22.00

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Customer Testimonials

The rose bush was so much bigger than I expected and it had at least 20 buds ready to bloom. Gorgeous! Very good buy.


Jessica
Wexford, PA
November 2016

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