Coneflower

Echinacea 'Sunset'

Coneflower - Echinacea  'Sunset'

Common Name: Coneflower
Genus: Echinacea
Cultivar: 'Sunset'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.75 m (75 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Brown, Orange
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • An exciting new variety with vibrant orange daisy-like flowers that have a prominent brown central cone and overlapping petals. This coneflower is very floriferous and the flowers have a beautiful honey-rose scent. An excellent plant that will look great in a hot border with other orange red and yellow flowers. Like other coneflowers it can cope will with adverse weather conditions too.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. In autumn cut back all dead flower stems to the ground.

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