Week 38 – September 17, 2019

Plant Information

Echinacea Sombrero® Summer Solstice

New variety!
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Echinacea x hybrida

Common Name: Coneflower

Hardiness Zone: 4b - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -25°F (-31.7°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 18 - 22" (46 - 56cm)

Height: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Width: 22 - 24" (56 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Sturdy, compact plants are covered in blooms with bright, rich colors.

Grower Information:

Sombrero’s vibrant colors are matched by its exceptional Winter hardiness and excellent branching. 

  • Highly floriferous series is naturally well-branched and compact for easy shipping. 
  • Excellent retail presentation, commanding a premium price. 
  • Well-matched in habit and timing. 
  • Plant Sombrero in the Spring and sell it the same year. 
  • Ideal for 2.5-qt. pot size.

Bright yellow flowers feature a white ring around the center cone for added interest.


Protection Information: EU PBRAF; PPAF; US7,982,110

(Flowering Only License)

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