Echinacea purpurea ‘Delicious Candy’

(Delicious Candy Coneflower)


$14.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

The color on this double coneflower is practically fluorescent, with glowing fuchsia pink flowers. The single ray petals are held horizontally underneath the large pom-pom blooms. ‘Delicious Candy’ is one of the first Echinacea to flower and stays fresh looking long into the season. In addition to its beautiful flowers, this coneflower also has attractive dark green leaves and dark stems on compact plants.

Description

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable plant that is tolerant of drought, heat, humidity and poor soil. Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). Remove spent flowers to prolong bloom.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Gardens Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

Delicious Candy Coneflower

Botanical Name

Echinacea purpurea 'Delicious Candy'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

18-24"

Width

14-16"

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

summer through fall

Flower Color

fuchsia pink

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

No

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