Sombrero® Lemon Yellow Improved Coneflower
Echinacea x 'Balsomemyim' PPAF
|Description||Bright yellow blooms with wide overlapping petals add bold, sunny color to a summer border! A must-have for a cutting garden, this drought-tolerant, cold-hardy perennial has a neat, compact form with prolific flowering over an exceptionally long season. Keep dried flower heads on the plants in the fall for winter interest. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late spring through summer|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 18 to 20 in. tall, 22 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, 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||Catmint (Nepeta); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Salvia (Salvia); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum)|
|Care||Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish 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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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.