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Pink Coneflower

Pink Coneflower

Pink Coneflower

Noted for its short stature, Echinacea 'Sensation Pink' is a dwarf Coneflower that stands out with its profusion of large, intense pink flowers, 3 in. across (7 cm), adorned with flat, hot magenta pink ray petals surrounding a dark chocolate central cone. As they mature, the vibrant blossoms turn to softer lavender pink shades. Well branched, its numerous dark flowering stems are sturdy and held upright. This Coneflower has a compact habit and provides a breathtaking floral display in the garden from mid to late summer. Perfect for small gardens and containers.Pink Coneflower is a rare shade that flowers between the greens, much like the text in the paragraph. It's the color of an infant's nursery.

Coneflower

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. Incredibly eye-catching, Echinacea 'Pink Double Delight' is an exquisite beauty with its pom-pom double Coneflowers! Well-branched, 'Pink Double Delight' produces abundant bright pink flowers, up to 3 in.

wide (7 cm) with drooping rays that stick out from the fully double central cone like a formal pink pettiskirt. Enjoying a very long blooming season of over 8 weeks, tolerant of almost everything, this stunning Coneflower is compact, free flowering and has sturdy flower stems that are perfect for cutting. Perfect for small gardens or containers! A vibrant Coneflower, this selection features large flowers consisting of bright magenta-pink petals surrounding a large dark cone on dark stems. Petals mature to lavender pink later in the season. Compact. Ideal for sunny borders, the flowers are great for cutting. Attractive to butterflies. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Bred by Dutch hybridizer, Marco van Noort. USPP#26593: unlicensed propagation prohibited. (Source:www.perennials.com)

 

 

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