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Echinacea Butterfly™ 'Julia' (coneflower)

Echinacea Butterfly™ 'Julia' PP24629

coneflower

Named after the European Julia Longwing Butterfly of the same color
Very compact & sturdy selection
Eye-catching tangerine orange flowers
Brought to market by Plants Nouveau
Hybridized by Arie Blom of AB Cultivars

This bold variety glows with tangerine orange ray petals and deep copper cones. Its broad, horizontally held petals age to a golden orange. Compact, deep green foliage and sturdy stems support the giant 4” flowers as they bloom through the summer and into early fall. Named after the Julia Longwing Butterfly of the same color, this variety is a favorite landing spot for butterflies and bumblebees. Incorporate this bright coneflower into your perennial border, wildlife garden or mixed container.


Height

15-18 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Bloom Color

Red Orange

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

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
Butterflies
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Dry
Dry
Average
Average
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Tissue culture
Attributes
Meadow
Dry Sun