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Milkshake Coneflower
Flop-proof and Long-lasting!
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Milkshake Coneflower

Item # 47924
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Totally New Color Combo!

Fully double blooms are 3½ inches wide!
Plant Patent #20,594

Giant vanilla puffballs with a dollop of caramel at the center last for 3 weeks or more on ultra-thick, sturdy stems! This is an exciting new color combination for Echinacea, and one that will wow you with its fully double, oversized, beautifully long-lasting blooms all season long!

These double blooms measure 3½ inches wide and almost as deep, and arise by the many dozen on mature plants that stand up to heat, humidity, drought, poor soil, and deer. Refusing to flop, the heavy flowers remain fresh and vibrant in garden or vase from early summer through early fall.

Butterflies love the flowers in summer and, after the petals drop in autumn, birds flock to feast on the seed-filled cones. Of course, you will want to pick many of these blooms for fresh or dried indoor arrangements, but leave a few for an autumn feast for the songbirds!

Milkshake reaches 30 to 36 inches high (quite compact for an Echinacea) and 24 to 36 inches wide. Like all members of its family, it tolerates heat, humidity, drought, poor soil, cold, and many other stressors. Generally left alone by pests and diseases, it is a carefree presence in the sunny border. Find a special place for this selection of our native wildflower this season, and look forward to many seasons of beautiful blooms! Zones 4-9.

Genus Echinacea
Species purpurea
Variety 'Milkshake'
ppaf PP#20,594
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 4 - 9
BloomStartToEnd Early Summer - Early Fall
Habit Compact
PlantHeight 2 ft 6 in - 3 ft
PlantWidth 24 in - 3 ft
BloomSize 3.5 in
Additional Characteristics Bird Lovers, Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Cut-and-Come-Again, Double Blooms, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers, Native, Needs Deadheading, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color Brown, Cream, Multi-Color
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy, Poor, Sandy
Uses Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Average Based on 1 Reviews Write a Review
Arrive in good shape
Muffey from KS wrote (July 16, 2013):
I have ordered quite a few flowers from this company. They always arrive in good shape. We are enjoying lots of flowers from them in our yard.
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