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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 when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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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 RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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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