Sweet Sandia Coneflower

Echinacea 'Sweet Sandia'

SKU
44827
A sweet celebration of summer. The petals look like slices of watermelon, with deep pink centers and light green edges. Flowers prolifically on a compact habit. An eye-catching addition to sunny summer borders. 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
Average Size at MaturityQuickly Reaches 19 to 24 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)

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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