Sombrero® Blanco Coneflower
Echinacea x 'Balsomblanc'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|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.|
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