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Echinacea x 'Harvest Moon™' (Matthew Saul)

#PP17652, COPF

Also called Coneflower


Echinacea x 'Matthew Saul' - Harvest Moon™ Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Matthew Saul' - Harvest Moon™ Coneflower

Series: Big Sky™

More About Echinacea x Harvest Moon™ ('Matthew Saul') (PP17652, COPF)

  • Bright yellow flowers with an orange-green cone
  • Colour holds well during a long flowering period
  • Well-branched and sturdy habit
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall

Interesting Notes:


A cross between Echinacea paradoxa and Echinacea purpurea.

Zone:

4

Height:

60-75 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Harvest Moon™ Coneflower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Echinacea thrives in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. They are drought tolerant once established and adaptable to heat and poor soils. Taller cultivars may grow leggy and require staking if grown in dense shade. Regular deadheading is recommended to improve appearance, but not necessary to increase bloom time. Direct, sun exposure helps develop proper, flower pigmentation. Pay special attention to plant depth: crown must be at or slightly above soil level.


Genus Overview: Echinacea

Interesting Notes:

 


Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grow best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Quite drought tolerant once established and very adaptable to heat and poor soils. Taller cultivars may grow leggy and require staking if grown in dense shade. Regular deadheading is recommended, but not necessary, to increase bloom time, however, it will improve the general appearance of the plant. Direct sunlight exposure helps develop proper, flower pigmentation. 

Echinacea x Harvest Moon™ ('Matthew Saul') (PP17652, COPF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

 Suitable Substitutions for Echinacea x 'Harvest Moon™' (Matthew Saul)

Echinacea x 'Now Cheesier' (PP22808)

Echinacea x 'Now Cheesier' (PP22808)

Now Cheesier Coneflower