Echinacea – Supreme Cantaloupe Coneflower
For a Coneflower absolutely the color of a ripe cantaloupe, Supreme Cantaloupe Coneflower, Echinacea is it! You’ll be fascinated watching the young flowers transform from single petalled beauties to fully double with huge centers. The flowers last and last and last. There is no other Echinacea like this on the market. Ohio State University 2012 trials comment was… “Beautiful flowers; a visitor favorite”.
Use Supreme Cantaloupe Coneflower in cutting, pollinator and meadow gardens. It also looks fantastic in formal settings and in containers mixed with other plants, or on its own as a spectacular specimen.
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.