Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'

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Purple Coneflower

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

This variety of the native species has intense carmine-lavender colored petals that emerge from the cone in a flat plane.

Height

36-40 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Will reseed.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Red Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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