Echinacea x 'Sunrise'

Big Sky™ Sunrise Coneflower

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

A coneflower in light creamy yellow tones, freely blooming in upright clumps. Especially wonderful when massed, but excellent in a mixed planting scheme as well. Drought tolerant, attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, light fragrant; a good all-round perennial for summer blooms.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Fragrant, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream, Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Jul, Aug, Sep, Summer, Fall
Flower Shape: Daisy / Composite

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Bees, Beneficial Insects, Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Pollinators

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos