Common Name: Coneflower Echinacea Cleopatra

Height: 16-18 Inches
Spread: 12-16 Inches
Flower Color: Yellow Shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8
Sun or Shade?: Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)  Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?: Low water needs Average water needs
Want to see wings?: Attracts butterflies  Attracts songbirds
Need critter resistant plants?: Deer resistant
How fast should it grow?: Medium
When should it bloom?: Midsummer  Late summer
Looking for seasonal interest?: Attractive Seed Heads
How's your soil?: Poor Soil  Average Soil  Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)  Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)  Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)
What's your garden style?: Container/Patio  Prairie  Cottage  Eclectic

Named for the brilliant yellow Cleopatra Butterfly, the blossoms of this fantastic new coneflower mimics its namesake. 

Incredibly vibrant golden yellow, fragrant flowers with a large, orange cone are produced on very strong, well-branched stems above a stocky clump of compact, deep green foliage.  The single flowers measure a full 3-3 ½” across since their petals are held horizontally, and they lighten to creamy yellow as they age.  

This compact selection will look terrific in a pot at retail and has a lovely cultivated look for today’s discriminating home gardeners.    

Praised for their cheerful brightly colored flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds. The dried seed heads also provide architectural interest in the winter.