Echinacea SunSeekers Salmon Coneflower
With a double row of striking salmon-pink petals that shoot strait out to slightly upwards, SunSeekers Salmon Coneflowers, Echinacea, will make you do a double-take. These salmon petals sometimes have a little yellow in the centers, especially when just opening, which highlight the bright green center cone. As these flowers mature the petals turn a soft pink which then surround intense crimson cones. These large blooms are held on erects stems so you can enjoy their sweet fragrance with ease. Makes a great cut flower.
A member of the outstanding SunSeekers series of Conflowers. They stand out from others with their unique forms and colors. Their vibrant colors stay rich and don’t fade. SunSeeker Coneflowers have exceptional vigor, masses of flowers, and dense habit with short stems and dark green, narrow leaves.
Growing instructions: Plant in full sun, at least 6 hours of sun a day, in well-draining soil. Add organic matter to soil when planting. For best flowering, keep well watered, especially when plants are setting up bloom and blooming. Let plants dry out between watering. An occasional squirt of liquid fertilizer will improve flowering. Deadheading spent blossoms will encourage more flowers.
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