Echinacea purpurea 'Pink Double Delight'

Pink Double Delight Coneflower

Newly planted

Newly planted


Patents: PP#18803

Family: Compositae

Genus: Echinacea

Parent: Echinacea purpurea

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 8

Size: To 30" tall, 15" wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Upright, somewhat outwardly spreading habit, freely basal branching, compact. Large, pom-pom shaped flowers with pink ray florets and darker pink disc florets. Deer resistant. Blooms in mid to late summer.

History: 

Introduced as part of a breeding program in the Netherlands by Arie Blom. Patent application filed in 2006. The plant originated from a cross-pollination in Bovenkarpsel, the Netherlands in 2003, neither parent being named or patented.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon from Laymans in October 2011 and planted it in the 'Berm On the Border'. It did not return in spring 2012.


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