Sombrero® Salsa Red Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Balsomsed' PP #23,105

SKU
08684
Big, bright red blooms for an easy, colorful summer border. A must-have for sunny gardens, this drought tolerant perennial was bred for cold hardiness and compact form with prolific flowering over an exceptionally long season. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationek-in-AY-shee-a
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 24 to 26 in. tall, 16 to 22 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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