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Echinacea ‘TNECHKR’ (KISMET® Raspberry)

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Summary

Echinacea ‘TNECHKR’, also known by the trade name KISMET® Raspberry, is one of several Terra Nova Nurseries introductions that were evaluated in this trial. KISMET® Raspberry was a standout in the trial thanks to its strong vigor, saturated color, and oversized blooms. The glowing raspberry-pink petals are at their peak in early July and, while comparable to the blooms of Echinacea ‘Sensation Pink’ and Echinacea ‘Purple Emperor’, KISMET® Raspberry maintains the slightest floral edge over these close competitors because of the sheer vibrancy of its blooms. KISMET® Raspberry hybrid coneflower has an attractive and consistent 3′ by 3′ habit, similar to that of Echinacea purpurea ‘Pica Bella’.


Details

  • Rating
    4.7 (Top Performer) 
  • Common Name
    Kismet® Raspberry coneflower  
  • Bloom Period
    late June-late July 
  • Peak Bloom
    early July 
  • Flower Size
    4.75” 
  • Size
    32” x 32”  
  • Flower Type
    Single 
  • Pollinator Watch
    Pollinator Favorite