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Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Echinacea 'Balsomsed' (Sombrero Series) syn. Echinacea 'Sombrero Salsa Red'

 

Coneflower 'Sombrero Salsa Red'

Reded daisy-like flowers with dark cones, produced on strong, well branched stems. Echinacea is well known for its large, daisy-like flowers. It is a bold, sturdy perennial sporting flowers with a large cone-shaped center, hence its common name of Coneflower. A long flowering perennial with blooms that can continue for over two months and last well as cut flowers.

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plant Features
  • Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Coneflower 'Sombrero Salsa Red'

Latin name

Echinacea 'Balsomsed' (Sombrero Series) syn. Echinacea 'Sombrero Salsa Red'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Coneflower Sombrero Salsa Red is 0.50meters x 0.60meters 0.50 M 0.60 M

Echinacea 'Balsomsed' (Sombrero Series) syn. Echinacea 'Sombrero Salsa Red'

Reded daisy-like flowers with dark cones, produced on strong, well branched stems. Echinacea is well known for its large, daisy-like flowers. It is a bold, sturdy perennial sporting flowers with a large cone-shaped center, hence its common name of Coneflower. A long flowering perennial with blooms that can continue for over two months and last well as cut flowers.


Propagation by root cuttings.

From Early Winter TO Late Winter

Carefully lift the plant out of the ground, do not to damage its roots. Rinse the roots in water to remove all soil. With a sharp knife, take off 5cm lengths of pencil thin roots. Fill pots with compost to which grit has been added, lay the cuttings, spaced out, on top. Cover with a thin layer of compost. Water well, label pots and place in a in a cold frame or somewhere cool indoors. Replant the parent plant.

 

Planting outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants in fertile well drained soil in spring, in full sun to partial shade.

 

Flowering season

From Late Spring TO Late Summer

Flowers late spring to late summer, when in full sun, but a little later in partial shade.

 

Propagation by seed under glass

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Sow seed in trays of moist compost in late winter, cover and maintain a temperature of 13C. Harden them off before setting outdoors in a nursery bed in early summer, then on into growing position from early autumn onwards.

 
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