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Cone-fections Hot Papaya Coneflower

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  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Height 2.5 - 3 Feet
  • Width 2 - 2.5 Feet
  • Growing Zones 4-9

Spice up your garden with the orange and red pom-pom flowers of Cone-fections Hot Papaya coneflower! This is an exceptional variety of an already beloved native wildflower, so it is hard to beat in both performance and beauty. The fragrant and fiery flowers bloom in summer, enticing butterflies and bees through the season. Plus, this deer-resistant and drought-tolerant plant is a great choice for planting in locations where less-hardy plants are not an option.

The upright nature and vibrant flowers make the Hot Papaya coneflower a thrilling specimen plant. It’s also well-suited for wildflower gardens, low-water gardens, borders, and mass plantings. You’ll love the richness it adds to bouquets as a cut flower, too! This is a great choice for gardeners looking for low-maintenance color in their sunny gardens.

Cone-fections Hot Papaya Coneflower Care

There’s not much you need to do to keep this hardy plant coming back year after year! A dependable perennial in Zones 4-9, coneflower is adaptable to a variety of garden conditions. Make sure you plant it in a location that gets at least 4 hours of sunlight per day and in soil that is not constantly moist.

Coneflowers do best in dry-to-average soil that is never soggy. No need to regularly fertilize or water this plant after it is established! Prune it back in the early spring to allow for new growth.

Cone-fections Hot Papaya Coneflower Spacing

Cone-fections coneflowers are vigorous growers that can spread up to 30”. Give them room to grow in the garden, with 24-30” of space from other plants.

Cone-fections Hot Papaya Coneflower Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Mature Height: 2.5 - 3 Feet
Mature Width: 2 - 2.5 Feet
Plant Spacing: 2 - 2.5 Feet
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Orange, Red
Seasonal Interest: Summer to Early Fall
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Heat, Drought, Salt
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance, Native to North America
Uses: Border Plant, Containers, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Landscape, Mass Planting
Plant Brand: Proven Winners
Botanical/Scientific Name: Echinacea purpurea USPP 21,022, Can PBRAF 4,392

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.