Friday, November 27, 2009
Synonyms: Pink Coneflower, Tall Coneflower
Here is a flower that I have never grown before but want to try. As you can see the flowers are a little different than the ‘regular’ Coneflowers we usually grow. While researching the conditions they like I found that it is not a fussy plant that can tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions. It appears that it likes to grow in drier sections of the garden the best. This patch, which was blooming in Battery Park, was about 3 feet tall and I liked the way the flowers were at several different heights. Dividing is recommending every 4 to 5 years.