- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 20 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 18 - 24 Inches
- Growing Zones 3 - 8
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
Bring the meadow into your landscape with the Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower. This Echinacea variety features a large red cone surrounded by raspberry pink petals with white tips. The flowers have a very unique and eye-catching appearance. The flowers bloom on tall stems that also feature dark green foliage near the base.
Coneflowers are known as easy to maintain, and the Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower is no exception. Feature this plant in beds, borders, or mass plantings for a burst of color all summer long. This plant grows well in containers, and the flowers can be trimmed for use in arrangements. Butterflies and hummingbirds enjoy the flowers, and birds appreciate the seeds available in the fall. This coneflower is a hardy plant that grows as a perennial in zones 3 through 8.
Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower Care
The Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower needs full sun and dry conditions to thrive. The soil must be well drained because this plant does not tolerate wet conditions. Water during a dry spell to help support growth. Coneflowers are not heavy feeders, but an application of balanced fertilizer in the spring encourages plenty of growth.
Remove dead or damaged growth as necessary. Propagate the Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower by division in the fall.
Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower Spacing
Tall upright stems reach 20 to 24 inches high and spread out 18 to 24 inches. Plants will fill in with time, but create a dense planting by spacing the Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower plants 18 to 24 inches apart.
Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennial|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 20 - 24 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Disease, Pests & Insects|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers|
|Brand: Plants That Work|
|Common Name: Playful Meadow Mama™ Coneflower|
|Scientific Name: Echinacea 'Playful Meadow Mama'|
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 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.
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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
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.