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Echinacea Double Scoop™ Watermelon Deluxe

Scientific Name : Echinacea x hybrida
Common Name : Coneflower
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Deer Resistant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 20 - 22" (51 - 56cm)
Height : 22 - 24" (56 - 61cm)
Width : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Double flower form is eye-catching. Features clean leaves and brilliantly colored blooms.
Idea & Tips : Requires full sun and well-drained, fertile soil. Drought resistant. Deadheading will prolong the flowering period.
Grower InformationAmazing flower coverage makes a bold statement in landscapes and gardens.
  • Deluxe varieties bring the branching, flower count and timing of the Sombrero® Series to Double Scoop.
  • More compact with better branching and a higher flower count than the typical double-flowered Echinacea.
  • More reliable first year flowering.

Hot pink with an almost black eye when first opening.

Retailers Choice Award

Protection InformationEU PBRAF; PP35,743; US7,982,110
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      72-78°F (21-24°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      Low; prefers high humidity to mist
      50 ppm N starting at Day 7
      Not necessary.
      49-56 days after sticking
      Refer to our complete Tissue Culture Echinacea guide at for detailed rooting information. Configure in liner stage can be beneficial.
    • Media pH:
      Nights: 55 to 60°F (13 to 16°C) Days: 60 to 65°F (16 to 18°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      3,500 to 5,000
      Long day obligate
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      B9/Cycocel combination at 3750-5000 ppm B9/500 ppm Cycocel before flowering. Sumagic spray can be used after flowering if needed. Do not use configure in finished containers
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      None noted
    • 1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      14-16 wks Spring plant; 11-13 wks Summer plant for Fall
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      14-16 wks Spring plant; 11-13 wks Summer plant for Fall
      Bloom Months:
      June to August

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