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Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'PowWow® White'

Pure white flowers with a golden yellow cone measured 3-4" across with wide, overlapping, reflexed petals.

An outstanding new introduction from PanAm Seed Co., counterpart to E. purpurea ?PowWow Wild Berry?, this selection has the same compact habit but features pure white petals overlapping a golden-yellow cone. Loads of blooms over many weeks. Coneflowers are sturdy and easy-care perennials that perform best in a sunny location. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies. Removing faded flowers regularly will greatly incease the blooming period. Seed heads provide good winter interest and food for wintering birds. Are also useful in dried arrangements. Outstanding for cutting. Plants may be easily divided in early spring. Any seedlings that appear can also be moved at that time. All-America Selections Award Winner.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms late summer, Blooms late spring

Mature Height:

16-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-10 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 68-70° F in 12-16 hour days to promote flowering. Remove initial buds to bulk up plants. Water moderately and allow plants to dry a little. Once actively growing, fertilize lightly. Echinacea do not like to be overly wet or over-fertilized. Plants generally finish in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 45-60
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: High

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in moist to dry well-drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant once established.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.