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Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot' PP18814 EU27428 Huge 5" wide, rose pink flowers centered with orange cones sit atop stunning, well branched, burgundy-black stems. These are strong enough to break scissors! Like a fine wine, this beauty has great fragrance. Thirty five flowers graced our second-year plant. Was given the Dallas Arboretum Seal of Approval in the Perennials for Purgatory trials. Z 4-10 ˜ y ® R D J 27/34/30 Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Giant' 'Ruby Giant' was the first Echinacea bred for multi-branched, strong flower stems which boast huge 5" wide fragrant blooms. This clonal selection from the original 'Rubinstern' seed material has a double row of petals held horizontally for maximal impact. 'Ruby Giant' has become the industry standard for garden worthy Echinacea breeding. Blooms all summer into fall. Z 4-10 ˜ y ® R D J 20/26/36 Won Dallas Arboretum Seal of Approval ECHINACEA 'MERLOT' Huge 5" Flowers! ECHINACEA 'RUBY GIANT' ˜ = Full Sun  = Partial Shade š = Shade x/x/x = Foliage Ht./Foliage Spread/Flowering Ht. in inches R = Fragrant - = Cut Flower ® = Butterfly y = Hummingbird i = House Plant D = Deer Resistant J = Drought Tolerant f = Winter Color 51