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Sombrero® Blanco Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Balsomblanc'

SKU
41575
Bright white blooms on compact mounds of green foliage over an exceptionally long season. A fuss-free, cheerful choice for a low maintenance, sunny summer border. A wonderful addition to a cutting garden. Cold hardy and drought tolerant when established. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationek-i-NAY-see-a
LoreThe genus Echinacea comes from the Greek word echinos, meaning hedgehog or sea urchin, which refers to the prickly, spiky central cone of the flower.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 18 to 20 in. tall, 22 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Salvia (Salvia); Switch Grass (Panicum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica)

Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly in 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 fertilize in early spring before new growth emerges.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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