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botanical name:
Echinacea 'Kim's Knee High'
Echinacea 'Kim's Knee High' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Purple cone flower
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.55m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Short growing, compact cultivar with sturdy stems of lance shaped leaves. and in mid to late summer, freely produced flowers with down-swept, rosy purple-pink petals and large, rounded, orange-brown centres.

cultivation:
Well drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate dry soils and hot conditions.
Deadhead to prolong flowering.

usage:
Good for smaller spaces and front of borders.

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