Delicious Candy® Coneflower
|Description||A generous supply of radiant summer color from large, semi-double, fuchsia pink flowers on a compact, sturdy plant with deep green foliage. Blooms earlier than most coneflowers, and will bloom continuously for months when faded flowers are promptly removed. Stunning in beds, borders, and containers. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Early summer into fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growling; reaches 16 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||BREEDER INFO: Short, compact Echinacea (coneflower) with semi-double flowers. Flowers abundantly with bright red cherry red flowers. Strong and bushy, making it suitable for containers and patios. Also looks wonderful in gardens. Grows from a 4 cm plug into a flowering plant in 12-14 weeks in a 2.5 litre container. The potting medium should contain a little more potassium and phosphate + magnesium for a solid, compact plant with plenty of flowers.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Phlox (Phlox); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers regular water but tolerates periodic drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly
100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.