Tomato Soup Coneflower

Echinacea 'Tomato Soup' PP #19,427

SKU
05730
Brilliant red flowers offer color and a spicy fragrance all summer and well into fall. Strong, multi-branched stems grow quickly to form large clumps. A beautiful addition to the sunny perennial border or mixed bed. Attracts birds and butterflies. Herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationek-in-AY-shee-a
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 30 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Avens (Geum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates drought, once established. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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