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Echinacea Butterfly™ 'Cleopatra' (Coneflower)

Echinacea Butterfly™ 'Cleopatra' PP24631

Coneflower

Named after a European butterfly of the same color, Gonepteryx cleopatra
Sunny yellow petals evoke fluttering wings in the breeze
Flowers age to an attractive creamy yellow
Compact & sturdy selection
Brought to market by Plants Nouveau
Hybridized by Arie Blom of AB Cultivars

Named after the Cleopatra Butterfly of the same cheerful yellow color, horizontally held ray petals flutter around bright orange cones all summer. The blooms lighten to creamy yellow as they age atop compact, bushy green foliage and sturdy stems. Add a pop of color and fragrance to the sunny perennial border or wildlife garden and enjoy the show of butterflies and bumblebees that come to visit!

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Height

15-18 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Bloom Color

Light Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 5(4)-9

Coneflower Interesting Notes

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
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
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Tissue culture
Attributes
Dry Sun
Meadow