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Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot'

Coneflower

Long deep burgundy stems are topped by very large, rosy pink blooms with overlapping petals. Strong plants are well-branched and generally do not need staking. Nicely fragrant. Award Winner!

Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil.  They will tolerate poor soil, heat and clay soil. Deadhead to prolong bloom.

Height:

27-30 in

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Spread:

34 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Bloom Color:

Pink, Rose

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Pollinators
Songbirds
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
June
July
August
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Naturalizing
Rock Garden

 Patent No: 18814

Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower)
Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot' - Coneflower from Sandy's Plants