• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 24 to 26 in. tall, 16 to 22 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Compact and Colorful
    Blooms:
    Late Spring through Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ek-in-AY-shee-a
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Round
    Average landscape size:Reaches 24 to 26 in. tall, 16 to 22 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring through Summer
    Flower color:Orange
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Apply slow-release fertilizer in spring. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    A Darwin Perennials Introduction.