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Coneflower 'Merlot'

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Flowers are 5 in. across, with huge cones and wine colored stems. Blooms are fragrant and long lasting. Excellent for attracting butterflies and for naturalized gardens, traditional beds, borders or containers. Does not require staking. Hardy perennial. Photo credit: Terra Nova


  • Full Sun

  • Low

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot' P.P.# 18814
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Subtype MID/LATE INTERMEDIATE FLOWERING
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Low
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 4 - 9
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 2—4 feet
Special Uses Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Naturalizes Well, North American Native
Landscape Uses Firescaping/Fire Wise
Flower Color Pink
Bloom Time Fall, Summer

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