Flame Thrower Echinacea

Echinacea purpurea 'Flame Thrower' PP #21,932

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05444
Wide petals of deep orange-red tint to a deeper red at the base of the flame-red cone. Fantastic color for naturalized gardens, traditional beds, borders or containers. A hummingbird favorite. Will tolerate periods of drought. Herbaceous perennial.
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Requires only occasional watering, once established in the landscape. Container plants require regular watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationek-in-AY-shee-a pur-PUR-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2½ ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer through fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsRequires only occasional watering, once established in the landscape. Container plants require regular watering.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Sedum (Sedum)

Provide average, evenly moist, well drained soil. Clip spent flowers for a neat appearance and to promote repeat bloom. Cut back in fall after hard frost or leave dried seed heads through winter. Cut back old foliage and fertilize in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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