Supreme™ Cantaloupe Coneflower
Echinacea hybrid 'Cantaloupe' PP #24,897
|Description||Like no other - a coneflower the exact color of a ripe cantaloupe! Fragrant, long-lasting blooms with a conspicuous center cone show off atop strong, non-floppy stems. Superior branching creates a full yet compact shape. This hardy herbaceous perennial is perfect for a border or cutting garden, and tolerates drought when established.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer through fall|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 24 to 30 in. tall, 12 to 15 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, 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||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Salvia (Salvia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, prefers regular water but tolerates periodic drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and fertilize in early spring before new growth emerges.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10
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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.