Sombrero® Sangrita Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Balsomanita' PPAF

SKU
42954
Vibrant scarlet-red blooms on upright burgundy-red stems top this sturdy, compact plant. A fuss-free, cheerful choice for a sunny, easy-care low summer border. Drought tolerant and hardy, with prolific flowering over an exceptionally long season. 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 Late Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateFast
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.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy 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 PlantsShasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Tickseed (Coreopsis)

Provide fertile, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish root system; tolerates mild drought, once established. Clip spent blooms to prolong flowering. Prune old foliage and feed in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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