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A mix of three varieties of this popular perennial, this is an affordable way to fill your sunny garden with colorful flowers. (Echinacea)

Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Native
Native
Extended Blooms
Extended Blooms
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 24-36" tall, 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Size Bag of 3
SKU 6ECH3
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Here's a perennial bargain you wont see everywhere. Three Echinacea plants from a great group that includes some of the best pinks, whites and yellows--the most popular colors. Its a great way to fill your sunny garden with these famous perennials at a fraction of their usual prices.

By now, almost everybody knows that the original Echinaceas are the famous plains native wildflowers in pink and white. The common name of the common wildflower is Purple Coneflower. Actually, that flower is really pink, and then there's a variation of the wildling with white flowers. They're better know today by their botanical name: Echinacea.

For years before they were a favorite of the herbal medicine industry, they were always one of the loveliest groups of wildflowers on the plains.

The large pink-to-purple daisy, known as Purple Coneflower is a mainstay of all well-grown wildflower meadows, and is also a major color maker in perennial borders.

In recent years, the hybridizers have been adding new shades to the Echinacea group almost every year. And this mix includes three of the most popular, distinctly different colors.

SKU 6ECH3
Common Name Coneflower
Botanical Name Echinacea purpurea
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Mixed
Mature Height 24-36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Bare Root
Foliage Color Green
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Native, Extended Blooms
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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American MeadowsEchinacea Mix
 
2.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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3.0

Something ate them :-(

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from Brockton Mass

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions

Cons

  • Pests & Disease

Best Uses

  • Garden

Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Mix:

something ate them, I'm sure they would have been beautiful if there weren't greedy animals!

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  • Personal

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

I thought I had a green thumb.

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from White Plains,NY

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Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Mix:

Nothing grew, oh well...

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

reliable performer

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from Campbellsville, KY

About Me Getting Started

Pros

  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Border Control
    • Cut Flowers
    • Erosion Control
    • Large Areas

    Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Mix:

    A good performer in the garden.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Never even made it out of the ground

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    from Atlanta, GA

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      • Dead

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        Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Mix:

        This is the second time trying to grow bare root echinacea and the second time they didn't even sprout. I presume they just don't grow from bare root well in the South.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not very pleased

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        from Little Ferry,NJ

        About Me Some experience

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        Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Mix:

        I ordered 6 mixed Echinsceas and after a few months I'm not at all pleased with the results.I'm not super qualified as a gardener though i think i followed the directions. of the six only 2 have flowered,2 flowers each one just about 10 inches tall.another one a few feet over from the 10 inch one would be about a foot tall if it were erect but is just flops over on the ground,these two are in a bed with a Japanese maple so maybe they get too much shade. 2 others are in 16" pots with Marigolds and they have leaves but no flowers.two others are nowhere to be found victims of squirrels I'm guessing. About 10 years ago i grew these and they lasted a few years nicely. can you tell me where i went wrong.Thank you

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        4.0

        butterfly watcher

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        from crawfordville, fl 32327

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        Pros

        • Fragrant
        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Reliable Growth
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

        • Susceptible to Pests

        Best Uses

        • Border Control
        • Large Areas
        • Raised Beds

        Comments about American Meadows Echinacea Mix:

        with the bag of three I got 2 the same and a white and all are doing great plus the white seems to be a smaller varity

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