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Sombrero® Salsa Red Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Balsomsed' PP #23,105

Pronunciation: ek-in-AY-shee-a
SKU #08684
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Spring through Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 24 to 26 in. tall, 16 to 22 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
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.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Tickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)
CARE
Care 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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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.