Sombrero® Blanco Coneflower
Echinacea x 'Balsomblanc'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Lore||The 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 Maturity||Quickly reaches 18 to 20 in. tall, 22 to 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Tickseed (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