Week 40 – September 30, 2020

Plant Information

Echinacea Sombrero Poco™ Yellow

New variety!
Growing Information:
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Grower Information:

Sombrero introduces a compact series featuring the same exceptional Winter hardiness, excellent branching and proven landscape performance.

  • Sturdy, compact plants are covered in blooms with bright, rich colors.
  • Poco is compact for better forcing and greenhouse growing performance.
  • Unique, non-fading flowers last for weeks.
  • Well-matched in habit and timing.
  • Plant Sombrero Poco in the Spring and sell it the same year.
NEW! Now available as stage 3 tissue culture! For best practices and more information, please visit darwinperennials.com


Protection Information: EU PBRAF; US7,982,110; US PAF

(Flowering Only License)

Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Echinacea x hybrida

Common Name: Coneflower

Hardiness Zone: 4b - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -25°F (-31.7°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Height: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Exposure: Sun

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

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