Echinacea – Double Scoop Mandarin Coneflower
Expect hordes of rich orange blossoms with a spicy scent with Mandarin Coneflower, Echinacea. Mandarin Coneflower belongs to the Double Scoop Series of Echinacea which were bred for abundant, fully double flowers with brilliant, non-fading color. They have superior performance including first-rate branching with results in prolific blooms. Mandarin brings a warm, tropical orange to the series.
With loads of blossoms it creates fabulous displays for gardens, containers, cut flower bouquets and dried arrangements. A tough, reliable variety
Plant Coneflowers in full sun to part shade. Add a shovelful or two of organic matter to soil when planting. Tolerant of drought, but for best blooming keep well watered when plants are setting up bud and in bloom. Although they will bloom continually without deadheading, cutting back spent blooms will encourage more flowers. Coneflower’s seed heads are a favorite for dried flower arrangements and add considerable interest to winter outdoor landscapes. Goldfinches and other birds swarm to Coneflower seeds.