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Echinacea ‘Fiery Meadow Mama’

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Summary

Echinacea ‘Fiery Meadow Mama’, introduced by Arie Blom of AB-Cultivars, displayed some of the most striking flowers in the trial, with bicolor petals that are reddish-pink near the center and fiery orange at the tip.  The petals are long, neatly spaced, and strappy like Echinacea paradoxa or Echinacea pallida.  The fine-textured foliage of this cultivar was fairly unique to the evaluation as well.  Individual leaves are small, lance-shaped, and completely hairless appearing similar to a miniaturized Echinacea paradoxa plant.  Aster yellows symptoms were observed in this cultivar over the duration of the trial possibly accounting for the lack of vigor in ‘Fiery Meadow Mama’.


Details

  • Rating
    2.7 
  • Common Name
    Fiery Meadow Mama coneflower  
  • Bloom Period
    late June-late July 
  • Peak Bloom
    early July 
  • Flower Size
    4” 
  • Size
    30” x 36” 
  • Flower Type
    Single