Week 43 – October 24, 2020

Plant Information

Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit

Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Echinacea x hybrida

Common Name: Coneflower

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 18 - 30" (46 - 76cm)

Width: 10 - 20" (25 - 51cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Excellent overwinter performance of drought-tolerant plants. Provides a great display in the first year, along with many seasons of incredible color thereafter. Also a nice way to attract birds and butterflies.

Grower Information:

More colours! More flowers! More sales!
Award-winning ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ gives you the more economical way to bring these high-demand colours to market, compared to traditional tissue-culture material. This incredibly vibrant segregating mix delivers maximum flower power at retail, and continues to shine in landscapes with its superior performance.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 13 to 17 weeks

  • Plants are shorter, better branched and fuller than many tissue-culture varieties. This makes it possible to grow without PGRs and offers the ability to ship on tightly spaced racks.
  • Flexible scheduling is possible to meet a range of market dates.
  • Fits a broad range of sizes from premium packs to gallons. Packs are suitable for in-colour or green plant sales for landscape or prairie-to-go uses.
  • Broad and consistent palette includes shades of red, orange, purple, scarlet, cream, yellow and white. 
  • Long retail shelf life, heat and drought tolerance, and excellent Winter hardiness.
Height: 18 to 24 in./46 to 61 cm first year; 22 to 30 in./56 to 76 cm second year
Spread: 10 to 16 in./25 to 41 cm first year; 14 to 20 in./36 to 51 cm second year

'Cheyenne Spirit'

Protection Information: US7,982,110