Flame Thrower Echinacea
Echinacea purpurea 'Flame Thrower' PP #21,932
Requires only occasional watering, once established in the landscape. Container plants require regular watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ek-in-AY-shee-a pur-PUR-ee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2½ ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer through fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Requires only occasional watering, once established in the landscape. Container plants require regular watering.|
|Companion Plants||Switch 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