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Plant Characteristics

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

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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RUBY STAR CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'

Buy Ruby Star Coneflower online. Strong, upright stems produce big, flat heads of magenta-red daisies. Attracts butterflies in the summer.The word "echinacea" comes from the Greek word "echinos" meaning "hedgehog", referring to the flower's spiky central cone.

Mature Height:

30-36 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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