Echinacea purpurea Pow Wow Wild Berry

Wild Berry Purple Coneflower

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Pow Wow Wild Berry is a new improved variety of Purple Coneflower bred for its darker red-purple flowers and compact floriferous growth habit. This is an outstanding long blooming variety.

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Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to grow
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good for Cut Flowers
Good for Containers
Native
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Good for Dried Flowers
Great for Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
1020
10 to 20"
2030
20 to 30"
3040
30 to 40"
4050
40 to 50"
Bloom Time Summer
Shipping Shipping begins in early September, coldest zones first. Buy now and we'll ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Expected ship week will display at checkout after you enter your zip code. More shipping info Learn More…
Size Plant - 3.5" deep pot
SKU HBLXRXX

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2010 All-American Selections Winner 16-20" tall x 16" wide. A new seed grown Echinacea variety, Wild Berry is enjoyed for its long season of bloom, compact habit and bright rose-pink, non-fading flowers. An outstanding variety! Compost enriched garden loam. Plant with Anise Hyssop and Physostegia.
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HBLXRXX
HBLXR31 (Plant - 3.5" deep pot) - Out of stock.
46058 (Plant - 5" deep pot) - Out of stock.
Common Name Wild Berry Purple Coneflower
Botanical Name Echinacea purpurea Pow Wow Wild Berry
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 16-20" tall
Mature Spread 16" wide
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Time Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture Average
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Easy to grow, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good for Cut Flowers, Good for Containers, Native, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good for Dried Flowers, Great for Mass Plantings
Ideal Region Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Tips For Growing Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)

This genus is invaluable for the mid- to late-summer garden, bringing color into our plantings when many spring bloomers have gone green for the season. They are native to the eastern half of the U.S. and are most commonly found growing in prairie habitats.

Echinacea thrive in our gardens when provided with well drained soils, plenty of sunshine and moderate to dry moisture conditions depending on the species and cultivars. Healthy individual coneflowers will grow in the garden for 3 to 5 years. Species and cultivars raised from seed will often reseed themselves to continue their presence in our gardens.

'Rocky Top Hybrid' echinacea, while xeric, appreciates extra moisture provided by some easily accomplished water harvesting techniques. Plant it in a wide, shallow depression and mulch amply or place right up against the north side of a low, wide rock, tilted to shed water on the Echinacea's side.

Fall Care: You can leave the dried seed heads for winter, as they provide food for birds. Echinacea easily reseeds itself. You can cut back seed heads in the fall, where you don't wish the plant to reseed. Spring Care: Cut back the dry stalks to the crowns of the plant in early spring. Pull any unwanted seedlings in spring. They are easy to pull when young.

More in-depth guidance for growing and maintaining Echinacea plants: Purple Coneflowers: Native Grace and Beauty in the Garden and Echinacea: Rocky Top Hybrids, Echinacea - Perennial of the Year.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Fall shipping begins the week of September 4 (zones 3-4 first) and ends in early November. Expected ship week will display at checkout after you enter your zip code.

Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 2-6 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouse in Colorado. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).

Gardening Goods:All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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