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close up on Light pink coneflowers

Questions Answered Series: Coneflowers (Echinacea)

Coneflowers (Echinacea) are long-blooming perennials that thrive in full sun and heat, adding vibrant color to the landscape from summer to frost. Coneflowers aren’t only pretty – they’re also problem-solvers in the garden. They adapt easily to any well-draining soil and can handle mild drought once established. Even in gardens plagued with trouble, coneflowers always seem unfazed.

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Pink and orange coneflowers in a garden

Coneflowers – July 2021

As summer temperatures rise in the garden, many plants start to fade. Not coneflowers (Echinacea)! These long-blooming perennials thrive in full sun and heat, adding vibrant color to the garden from summer to frost.

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Different Levels of Sun Exposure

Sunlight is the source of energy for all major functions in plants. It’s the key ingredient in the recipe for photosynthesis, which plants use to make fuel (sugars) for plant growth. When plants don’t receive enough light, they can’t produce enough energy to sustain growth.

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