Sombrero® Flamenco Orange Coneflower
Echinacea x 'Balsomenco' PP #25,523
Pronunciation: ek-in-AY-shee-a pur-PUR-ee-uh
|Description||Big, bright orange-red petals surround brown center cones, forming showy blooms ideal for easy, colorful summer borders and cutting gardens. Bred for cold hardiness and a compact form with prolific flowering over an exceptionally long season. Allow dried flower heads to remain on plants for wintering songbirds. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late spring through summer|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 24 to 26 in. tall, 16 to 22 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)|
|Care||Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.