Kim's Knee High Echinacea
Kim's Knee High Echinacea is a compact and bushy Echinacea and smaller growing than other Echinaceas. It will grow from 18" to 24" tall and 12" to 24" wide. The leaves are dark green and the flowers are a mauve-pink to light purple. They will start blooming in mid summer and continue blooming until fall. The flower petals droop with grace. When in bloom, Kim's Knee High Echinacea will attract butterflies, bees, birds, and hummingbirds. Keep deadheaded to increase blooms.
Kim's Knee High Echinacea likes to be planted in full sun to part shade and well drained soil. Use Kim's Knee High Echinacea in containers, a natualized area, landscape bed, or a border. Kim's Knee High Echinacea is deer resistant and drought tolerant once it is established. Kim's Knee High Echinacea makes a great cut flower and a great dried flower. Don't cut this down for the winter as it will add winter interest to your landscape and give the birds some food over the winter from the seedheads.