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Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit' (Coneflower)

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Coneflower

First year flowering perennial
Mix of colors from purple, pink, red and orange tones to lighter yellows, creams and whites
Well-branched and floriferous
All-America Selections Winner, 2013
Recipient of Europe's FleuroSelect Gold Medal award
Introduced by Ball Seed/Kieft Seed

A 2013 All-America Selection Award Winner, and for good reason - they’re durable, easy to grow and gorgeous! A delightful mix of colors from rich purples, pinks, reds and oranges to lighter yellows, creams and whites makes a bold statement in a perennial border, butterfly garden or patio container. Drought tolerant and low maintenance, these coneflowers do not require deadheading to maintain their flower power! The spent blooms turn to seeds, providing winter food for songbirds and architectural interest.

SIZE
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Height

24-30 Inches

Spread

14-20 Inches

Bloom Color

Mixed Colors

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-10

Coneflower Interesting Notes

All-America Selections Winner, 2013

Brilliant colour range is available for the first time from seed. Excellent branching puts more flowers on every plant. First-year flowering in both gallons and quarts. Cheyenne Spirit features sought-after shades of red, orange, purple, scarlet, cream, yellow and white – all now available from economical seed! Excellent genetics bring you extremely well-branched plants for more flowers on every plant – high-impact landscapes and fuller looking containers. This great branching also saves on chemical costs usually required to obtain a quality plant. Suitable for gallons and quarts, Cheyenne Spirit brings opportunities to offer product at various price points for differing market and retailer needs. It is also possible to plant one per quart to separate colours, if desired. This first year-flowering perennial is also suitable for traditional perennial production, making it easy for programmable production based upon grower conditions and methods. A Fleuroselect Gold Medal Winner. A 2013 European and Rest of World Introduction. A 2014 North America introduction. - Darwin Perennials

The prominent, bristly seed heads of Echinacea inspired the generic name of the plant, taken from the Greek word echinos, meaning hedgehog.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Summer
Summer
Average
Average
Dry
Dry
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Seed cultivar
Attributes
Dry Sun
Meadow