Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants

Plant Search » Perennials

Echinacea 'Gum Drop'
Common Name: Coneflower Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Echinacea  'Gum Drop'
Zoom In Photo:

Notes:
Darkest pink, double, feathery pom-poms decorate the centre of each flower, surrounded by a broad brim of candy pink petals. A full-sized plant with strong stems for the middle of the border. Mix with pink coreopsis for a one-two pink punch plus blue ornamental grasses and a back drop of white dragon, Persicaria polymorpha. Echinacea in coastal BC should be planted in hot, dry, sunny spots with thin, average to poor soils for best overwintering.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Dry open woods, prairies and barrens.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

  Email This Info
  View All Plants of this Genus


*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at phoenixperennials.com or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.


Contact Us | Home | © Phoenix Perennials