Named after the beautiful Golden Skipper butterfly, this deep yellow coloured cone flower will bring a ray of sunshine to the perennial garden.
Its growth is compact, yet sturdy, and its the perfect border or massing plant. If you're thinking of containers it's suited well for container or patio plantings. Not only is 'Golden Skipper' easy to grow but it grows quickly and can reach full size in one growing season in the ground and in even less time in a container. An all-round terrific coneflower!
Echinacea, commonly known as Coneflower, is one of the hottest perennials on the market. Perhaps it's reputation is due to it's versatility and handsome looks in both sunny mixed borders and floral arrangements. Or perhaps it has to due with it's widely known healing properties. It has a strong constitution rarely disturbed by pests, disease or drought. Coneflower seedheads dry nicely for winter arrangements or try leaving them on their sturdy stalks for winter bird feeding.