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Echinacea x 'Maui Sunshine'

#PP22808, COPF

Also called Coneflower


 Suitable Substitutions for Echinacea x 'Maui Sunshine'

Echinacea x 'Now Cheesier' (PP22808)

Echinacea x 'Now Cheesier' (PP22808)

Now Cheesier Coneflower

 
Echinacea x 'Maui Sunshine' - Maui Sunshine Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Maui Sunshine' - Maui Sunshine Coneflower

Series: Prairie Pillars™

More About Echinacea x 'Maui Sunshine' (PP22808, COPF)

  • Deep yellow petals fade to a soft yellow as they mature
  • Large, fragrant petals surround an orange, button-shaped cone
  • Foliage height remains 60 cm
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Flower Size: 13 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

60-90 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Maui Sunshine 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

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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 'Maui Sunshine' (PP22808, 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
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green