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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
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Height

24-30 in

Spread

12-24 in

Spacing

12-18 in

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. 

Key Characteristics & Attributes

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

Additional Information

Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Seed cultivar
Attributes
Native to North America
Dry Sun
Meadow