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Image Courtesy of Terra Nova

Image Courtesy of Terra Nova



Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Terra Nova
Flower Color*
  • Orange
  • Multi-Colored
  • Green
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Dried Flowers
 

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 a free fertilizer packet.

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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase MERLOT CONEFLOWER Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 8385

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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This is about the 4th order of plants I have ordered from Sooner Plant Farm and they always arrive in excellent condition and grow well. I am very pleased and happy with them. They offer verities local nurseries do not offer.


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November 2016

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