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Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows' (purple coneflower)
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Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows'

purple coneflower

Flowers in the first year
Vigorous and sturdy
Long-lasting flower
Great as a cut flower!

A beautiful and long-lasting coneflower, Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows' is a seed introduction from Jelitto that ranges from light yellow to the deepest golden with bright orange centers. Flowering in its first season, this sturdy and reliable plant is an excellent cut flower and a great source of nectar and seed to pollinators and wildlife. 

SIZE
Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows' LP32 - 32 per flat Availability
Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows' - 72 per flat Availability
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Height

24-30 Inches

Spread

12-24 Inches

Spacing

12-18 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers medium to dry well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Grows in well-drained limestone, rocky, open woods, thickets, and prairies. An excellent addition to a sunny perennial border, meadow gardens, or in containers. 

Good Substitutions

purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea
purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'
coneflower Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'
yellow purple coneflower Echinacea paradoxa

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Songbird-friendly
Songbird-friendly
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Landscape Plug™
Green Infrastructure
Green Roof
Attributes
Edible
Native to North America
Propagation Type
Seed cultivar