Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'
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Common Name:
'Kim's Knee High' Purple Coneflower
   
Ornamental Features:
This clear pink coneflower has red tipped orange cones. First bloom in June, with a second set of blooms appearing on slightly taller stems in late August. VIRUS INDEXED AND NEGATIVE
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
A slow growing dwarf variety. Grows 18 to 24 inches and will spread 12 to 18 inches. Bloom appear from midsummer through fall after many other perennials have finished blooming.
   
Landscape Value:
The small stature of this coneflower makes it great for small gardens because it won't take over neighboring plants. Great cut flowers.
   
Hardiness:
Zone 4-8
   
Culture:
Grow under the highest light conditions possible in a well-drained soil mix. Avoid over-watering. Use a slow release fertilizer or liquid feed at 175-200 ppm every other watering.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
1 gallon (10 weeks)
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Fungus gnats.
   
More Information:
This clear pink coneflower has red tipped orange cones. First blooms in June, with a second set of blooms appearing on slightly taller stems, in late August. VIRUS INDEXED AND NEGATIVE Zones 4-8