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Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'--Ruby Star Purple Coneflower
- Perennial with red daisy-like flowers in summer on sturdy stems
- Plant in average, but well-drained soil
- Plant in full sun
- Deadhead to promote more blooming
- Height: 30-36 inches
- Width: 12-24 inches
- Hardy in USDA zones 3-8
Zones 3-5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zones 6-7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun.