Series: Big Sky Series

Echinacea 'After Midnight'

After Midnight Coneflower: Patent U. S. Plant Patent PP18,768

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial




It is a compact, free-branching plant that grows in a bushy clump to only 12" tall, and features large, sweetly fragrant, reddish-purple cone flowers on sturdy black stems that do not need staking. Each flower (to 3 1/2" diameter) features overlapping, slightly downward-arching, deep reddish-purple rays which encircle a domed, dark red (almost black) center cone.





More About Echinacea 'After Midnight'

  • New Coneflower intro Attracts butterflies and birds
  • Vigorous plant with compact habit
  • **Proven Winner**

Flowers bloom from late spring to late summer, sometimes with additional sporadic bloom until frost. Irregular-serrate, dark green leaves (to 5” long) are lanceolate. Good fresh cut or dried flower.

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Height:

12-18 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:

(4)-9

Echinacea 'After Midnight' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Dried Flower
  • Cottage Garden
  • Small / Miniature
  • Edging
  • Specimen
  • Fragrant
  • Container
  • Ground Cover
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Good for Naturalizing

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds
  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Re-bloomer
  • Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Rose
  • Purple

Habit

  • Clumping
  • Mounding