- 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
|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
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
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
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- 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.