Hot Papaya Coneflower - Echinacea 'Hot Papaya' PP21022

This double-flowering coneflower features drooping ray petals of spicy orange, surrounding a pompom centre of red-orange that develops papaya tones as the flowers age. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Attractive to butterflies. Excellent for cutting. Echinacea starts blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Part of the CONE-FECTIONS™ series bred by Arie Blom of the Netherlands and introduced by AB Cultivars/Plants Nouveau. USPP#21022: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Fragrant
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Orange
Red
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Dry Areas
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Plant in moist well drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Cut back spent flowers to promote new blossoms. Divide in the spring every few years to maintain plant vigor.

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