This refreshing summer subject produces large double flowers on strong stems and is bound to attract attention. It grows readily, either in the border or in a pot.
|Delivery type:||Delivered as plant in nursery pot|
|Guarantee:||5 years guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||July - October|
|Growing Height:||80 - 100 cm|
|Planting distance:||40 - 50 cm|
Echinacea hybrids thrive best in the garden. Prepare a large hole in good, loose soil. Improve poor garden soil by mixing in some compost and granulated cow manure. You will need approximately 9 plants per square metre. Plant the root ball of Coneflower (mixed) at the appropriate depth - the top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly down. Water immediately after planting. Mixed Coneflower will thrive in a sunny area and in loose, nutritious soil.
This perennial Echinacea hybrid is easily grown and requires little or no maintenance. Make sure that the soil around the roots remains moist, however, soil that is too wet will not be tolerated, especially in wintertime. The stems will eventually all die back but the (dead) flowers will show lovely in silhouette in the winter. Cover the plants with a layer of fallen leaves for the winter and cut back entirely in the spring. New shoots will soon appear.