Scientific Name : Echinacea x hybrida
Common Name : Coneflower
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-28.9°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Height : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This very well-branched series is well-matched for habit and timing, and perfect for use in spring-planted programs. Sturdy, compact plants have proven hardiness for years of enjoyment in the garden. Very floriferous in bright, rich colors.
Idea & Tips : Requires full sun and well-drained fertile soil. Drought resistant. Dead-heading will prolong the flowering period.
Grower Information : A Darwin Perennials Introduction. Plant Sombrero in Spring and sell it the same year – no vernalization needed and it bulks up FAST!
Protection Information : 'Balsomcor' PP23,097; US7,982,110