Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants

Plant Search » Perennials

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

Echinacea  'Sunbird'
Zoom In Photo:

Notes:
'Sunbird', like the other member of the Bird Series 'Firebird, has a wonderful habit, compact size and charming shuttlecock flowers with reflexed petals that are gold instead of red. The flowers have an unusually long life span and hold their colour well into fall with lots of repeat bloom. 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 ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  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