Plant of the Week: Echinacea Sombrero Series
“No one can see one of the Echinacea Sombrero Series cone flowers without breaking out in a sweat. The colors are hot, hot, hot! These butterfly magnets come in hot coral, flaming yellow and hot sauce red! Give them good drainage and full sun. You’ll need to wear sunglasses when you look at these blindingly beautiful flowers, even on a rainy day!” – Ciscoe Morris
Key feature: Bright, rich flowers
Plant type: Perennial
Light needs: Full sun
Growth rate: Moderate
Water needs: Medium
Average landscape size: 24-26 in. high, 16-22 in. wide.