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Echinacea Sombrero Red - 9cm Potted Perennial x1

  • Catalogue Code 5130-1342
  • Pack Contents: 1x 9cm Potted Perennial Plant
  • A magnet to strawberry-pollinating bees
  • Arrives well-rooted and ready to plant on arrival
  • Enjoy a sea of red flowers in your borders 

Look forward to the big impact of cottage-garden coneflowers Echinacea Sombrero Red. It has the charm of other coneflowers but with the drama of hot red petals that are emphasised when planted in big groups. We suggest you plant up around nine young plants to every square metre (square yard) for a big, impressive show in summer.

Happy in patio or balcony containers Red Sombrero brings your outdoor space to life and doesn’t necessitate a garden with flower beds. Simply plant up to three young plants to one 30cm (12in) diameter container and see coneflower Sombrero Red come back every summer, with more and more flowers.

Attractive to bees and butterflies coneflower Echinacea Sombrero Red turns your outdoor space into an area of activity between flowers, plants and insects.

Useful tips:

Partner with nearby perennials in hot colours of oranges and yellows. Pair with hot heleniums, yellow rudbeckias and even summer bulbs like red dahlias nearby to create plants and flowers with heat and impact.

Cut some of the stems of echinacea to add to vases for your late-summer windowsills indoors- they partner well in vases with cut roses.

Height
50cm / 20in

Features

  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Good in containers and pots
  • Varieties suitables for cutting
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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15-Apr-2019
Rating:4

Healthy root but weather not been too warm to kick-start the leaves. I love this plant and have another established one in the garden which I purchased from a garden centre tog ice colour with other perennials after moving house.

15-Apr-2019
Rating:5

The plant is looking good

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We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

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