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Big Sky™ Sundown Echinacea Plant

  • - Coneflower
  • - Height: 28-32 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: July-September
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Big Sky™ Sundown Echinacea Plant
Plant Features

The Big Sky™ Sundown Echinacea Plant is one of the newer selections, just released in 2006! This fragrant Coneflower has blooms up to 6-inches wide, proudly showing off its warm-colored, russet-orange petals and quite prominent deep brownish-orange cone, just a couple of the colors of a beautiful Wyoming sunset. The fragrance has been compared to roses, though a bit lighter. This heat tolerant plant attracts butterflies and bees!

Companion Planting: Achillea, Coreopsis, Delphinium, Geranium, Grasses, Hemerocallis, Monarda, Phlox

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category Tall
Mature Spread 20-26 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Wild Birds
Features Cut Flower, Drought tolerant, Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Cottage Garden, Pollinator Garden, Prairie Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Filler, Focal Point, Healing and Medicinal, Winter Interest
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Outstanding online garden shopping

I love GrowJoy. I have ordered from other online sites but now I shop exclusively at GrowJoy. Great value, great selection. The plants are packaged well and arrive in healthy condition. Thank you GrowJoy!

From Lynda | July 18, 2013

Very Healthy Echinacea plants

These are good size plants for the money and very healthy. I have purchased many Coneflowers from here and they all thrive.

From susan | July 06, 2013

Big Sky Sundown

I am so pleased with the color and quality of this Echinacea plant. It is the first time I have ordered it. I plan on ordering more. Beautiful color.

From Lynda | July 05, 2013

Sundown Echinacea

I saw this one at my local nursery and it was beautiful. I purchased other flowers but ordered this one from this company. Very pleased with my purchase.

From Donna | August 02, 2012

Coneflowers July 2012

The Big Sky Sundown Coneflowers arrived in wonderful condition and quickly. Thanks so much for your service. Certainly will reorder from your company.

From Marjorie | August 02, 2012