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Summerina® Brown Echibeckia™

x Rudbeckia (R. hirta x Echinacea purpurea) 'ET-RDB 03' PP #25,206

SKU
40915
This unique hybrid delivers the appearance and fast growth of Rudbeckia, plus the vigor and disease tolerance of Echinacea! The orange-tipped petals start with a broad red-brown center. Flowers are huge - three inches in diameter - and can last two to three months. Excellent for sunny waterwise gardens. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationek-ih-BEK-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 18 to 20 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Sedum (Sedum); Switch Grass (Panicum); Avens (Geum); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, tolerates mild drought, but prefers regular water. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Hard prune at the end of the season. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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