Parent: Echinacea purpurea
Zones: 3 to 8
Size: To 30" tall, 15" wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
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.
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.
- Echinacea purpurea 'Bravado'
- Echinacea purpurea 'Meringue'
- Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star' ('Rubinstern')
- Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'
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.