Coneflower 'Hot Papaya'

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Description

If you like it hot, then this new coneflower is for you. The blooms emerge with fluorescent, papaya-colored ray petals and a deep, orange-yellow cone. Hot Papaya matures with rich, spicy orange ray petals that are topped by a double, reddish-orange pompom. Each pompom has a papaya-colored halo in the center that grows as it ages. This truly novel selection sports thick, deep green leaves and strong, sturdy stems with maroon markings. Perfect for mixed borders and incredible when planted en masse. Grow in full sun for best flower production.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Echinacea purpurea 'Hot Papaya'
Plant Type:
Perennial
Care :
Prefers average moist, well-drained soil. Water regularly when dry during the peak of summer. Drought tolerant once established.
Habit:
Upright
Plant Height:
30-36 Inches
Plant Width:
24-30 Inches
Foliage:
Thick, deep green leaves.
Bloom:
Double-blooming, papaya colored maturing to rich orange.
Zone:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
Special Features:
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Native