Sombrero® Flamenco Orange Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Balsomenco' PP #25,523

SKU
09721
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationek-in-AY-shee-a pur-PUR-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly 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 ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded, Upright
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.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)

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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