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Echinacea 'Butterfly Kisses' Compact, erect, and covered with bright pink pompom flowers, 'Butterfly Kisses' deserves special space in your perennial border or container garden. The flowers are fragrant, measure 3 inches across, and are held like little umbrellas above the deep green foliage
Plant natives | midwestliving.com "Species naturally suited to our region require less water and maintenance and no pesticides. Good native plants for most Midwest gardens include goldenrod, little bluestem, zebra grass, butterfly weed, switchgrass, columbine, coneflowers and dwarf fountain grass. Check with your local garden center for more. Pictured: coneflowers and Russian sage."
Echinacea, 'Raspberry Truffle'. 4–5" flowerheads. Lush 30" plants produce a flurry of firm blooms—landing pads for friendly birds and insects passing by. Zone: 3-8 Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 30 inches Spread: 30-36 inches Uses: Borders, Container, Cut Flowers Bloom Season: Summer
Echinacea 'Colorburst Orange' - 'Colorburst Orange' has it all - lovely double orange flowers and a medium short, well-branched habit. The anemone type double flowers open with centers that are dark, then lime green then orange. First year plants are multistemmed. Excellent vigor. Flowers are very large and stems are extra strong. A very exciting new Echinacea.
Echinacea 'Julia': A new coneflower. I'm amazed at what the breeders have done over the past decade with this beloved meadow flower. Perfect for our Midwestern climate, and beautiful. 'Julia' is compact and dwarf--good for containers or in front of the border. Nearly perfect in flowering habit: Compact, cranks out flowers all season long. Deer leave it alone, too. What more can you ask for?
Echinacea 'Meteor Pink' - Exquisite double pink anemone-like flowers are held in an upright compact habit. Great branching produces multiple stems of bloom, which can be used for small bouquets. These are the perfect plants for the middle of the border and the strong stems mean no staking will be needed. Great vigor and bloom power.