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Echinacea 'Supreme Flamingo' (Coneflower)

Supreme Flamingo Echinacea, Coneflower 'Supreme Flamingo', Echinacea 'Flamingo', Supreme Series


Echinacea 'Supreme Flamingo' (Coneflower) is a compact perennial boasting a profusion of double anemone type flowers with prominent, rich, coral-pink cone florets surrounded by a skirt of downward arching, lighter coral pink petals. Blooming from midsummer until frost, this attractive coneflower has a strong upright habit with well branched stems. It is an eye-catching addition to perennial borders, rock gardens or patio containers. Can be used in fresh cut or dried arrangements.

  • Grows up to 26-30 in. tall (65-75 cm) and 15 in. wide (37 cm).
  • Thrives in full sun in average, dry to medium moisture, well drained soils. Tolerant of drought, heat and humidity.
  • Perfect choice for beds and borders, prairies and meadows, wildflower gardens or cottage gardens. Excellent as cut flowers
  • No serious pest or disease issues. The double flowers may not be as attractive to butterflies and birds as single flowers. Deer resistant.
  • Remove spent flowers and cut back the stems to encourage further blooms. Deadheading will help them grow and thrive.
  • Propagate by division in spring or fall or by root cuttings from late fall to early winter.

Echinacea, commonly called Coneflower, has been cultivated as a hardy and showy perennial since the 1700s, both in North America and Europe. Truly an American plant, native to the central and eastern part of the country, it was used by the early Native Americans to cure wounds and infections. A great prairie flower, its bright and large blossoms made a successful transition to the backyard. Traditionally purple, with ray flowers that droop downward off the central cone, Coneflowers today enjoy a rich variety of colors and flower shapes with ray florets held horizontal, single or even doubled, giving them the look of Chrysanthemum. Easily grown from seed, they thrive on neglect.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A2, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Echinacea - Coneflowers
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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* The above pictures are courtesy of Terra Nova® Nurseries, Inc.(www.terranovanurseries.com)

While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A2, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Echinacea - Coneflowers
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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