Echinacea x 'Harvest Moon' (Asteraceae)
Harvest Moon Coneflower
Selected from crosses of E. purpurea and E. paradoxa, the 'Big Sky' Coneflowers provide a whole new range of exciting Echinacea colors. Notable for their sturdy growth and branching habit, these hybrids are also very vigorous. Petals are overlapped and slightly flexed for a full looking bloom. Heat- and drought-tolerant. Plant in groups for swaths of Coneflower color, or mix them together in the border for a rainbow of hues. 'Harvest Moon' has rich golden-yellow petals surrounding an orange cone on 2-3' plants.
Bloom color: butter-yellow
Bloom period: early-summer
Container size: Qt.