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Echinacea x 'Secret Passion'

#PPAF, PVR

Also called Coneflower


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Echinacea x 'Secret Passion' - Secret Passion Coneflower - Photo courtesy of Terra Nova® Nurseries, Inc.

Series: Secret™

More About Echinacea x 'Secret Passion' (PPAF, PVR)

  • Bright, flamingo-pink, double cones and contrasting lighter pink, ray florets
  • Well-branching, compact foliage
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Height: 70 cm
  • Foliage Height: 45 cm
  • Flower Size: 8 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

45-70 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Secret Passion 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 'Secret Passion' (PPAF, PVR) 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

Habit

Compact
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green