This could be the best double white Echinacea for the mid-border. Milkshake is “regular” sized. It’s not tall, it’s not dwarf, it’s just the right size for all you coneflower traditionalists out there. Blooms are held high on strong, sturdy stems and they do not age until fall. It’s as if they are fake flowers.
Size: 30-36” tall by 24-36” wide
Bloom Time: Late June for 14 to 16 weeks.
Patent: PP# 20594, EU# 27381, JAP# 23546
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Soil Average: garden soil, well drained
Moisture: moist, but well drained to get established, once established, it is very drought tolerant
Disease and Pests: None known
Landscape use: Mixed border, foundation plantings, mass plantings, urban gardens, cutting gardens
Propagation Methods: Tissue culture, divisions
Date of Introduction: June, 2009