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

Echinacea  'Chiquita'
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Notes:
Echinacea 'Chiquita' has a naturally short habit, a high crown count, very large flowers for a dwarf and a lovely, soft yellow colour. As a container plant, 'Chiquita' is a star performer and in the garden nothing could light up the front of the border like this fragrant, easy to grow cultivar. A member of the Prairie Pixies Series. 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 ColourGreen 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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