• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Foliage clumps reach 1½ to 2½ ft. tall and wide; flowers reach 3 ft. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Profusion of Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Summer into Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ek-in-AY-shee-a
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Foliage clumps reach 1½ to 2½ ft. tall and wide; flowers reach 3 ft. tall.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer into Fall
    Flower color:Orange
    Garden styleCottage, Mediterranean
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Sedum (Sedum); Switch Grass (Panicum); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
  • 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 mild drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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