Thursday, December 17, 2009

Echinacea 'Summer Sun'

Photo courtesy of Visions


Echinacea 'Summer Sun' is exactly that, a coneflower that shines like the summer sun. The flower opens up in a glowing reddish orange and with time fades to a golden orange. Another great reason to buy this one is the fragrance, it's unbelievable for a coneflower. So far only found this one available from growers who buy from Walter's Gardens.


Mature Height:
40 inches

Mature Width: 12-15 inches

Bloom Size: 3.5"

Form: Medium-Tall

Growth Rate: Fast

Light: Sun

Flower Color: Orange

Foliage Color: Green

Zone: 4-8

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