General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 26 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP23,105; EU PBR35270

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Trade name information:
Series: Sombrero®
Trade Name: Salsa Red
Cultivar name: 'Balsomsed'
Common names
  • Coneflower

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Uploaded by Snapshot
Uploaded by Snapshot
Location: My garden in Aurora, Ontario zone 5b
Date: 2015-08-01
Uploaded by Hamwild
Location: charlottetown, pei, canada
Date: 2022-08-02
Echinacea Sombrero-Salsa Red,a lovely vibrant red coneflower vari

Date: 2016-08-15
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-06-26
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2018-07-12
First season planting, second bloom
Uploaded by Hamwild
Uploaded by Hamwild
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2019-10-13
Orange Coneflower 011
Location: Grantville, Georgia

Date: 2016-08-15
Location: Zone 6b
Date: 2020-07-22
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-07-22
First year bloom.
Location: Riverhead, NY
Date: 2022-06-17

Date: 2016-08-15

Date: 2014-07-07
Uploaded by Hamwild
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-27
Location: Medina, TN
Date: 2012-08-07
Echinacea Sombrero 'Salsa Red' in front of Aralia 'Sun King'
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-08-13
Echinacea Sombrero Salsa Red

Date: 2023-07-04
Uploaded by Snapshot
Location: Medina, TN
Date: 2012-08-15
Echinacea 'Sombrero Salsa Red' Bloom
Uploaded by clintbrown

Date: 2014-07-07

Date: 2014-07-07
Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7A
Date: 7/10/15
Echinacea Sombrero Salsa Red
Location: My Cincinnati Ohio garden
Date: June 16, 2014
Salsa Red in a garden bed
Location: Kalama, wa
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2018-07-23
First season in the ground, already a fav
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-07-17
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-08-13
Coneflower (Echinacea Sombrero® Salsa Red)
Location: Nortwest N.J.
Date: 2017-07-16
Location: Zone 6b
Date: 2020-07-17

Date: 2014-07-07
Location: Fairfax, VA | September 2022
Date: 2022-09-06
Location: Fairfax, VA | June, 2022
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-27
Location: My Cincinnati Ohio garden
Date: July 3, 2014
Echinacea Salsa Red

Date: 2016-08-15

Date: 2016-08-15

Date: 2014-07-07

Date: 2016-08-15

Date: 2013-07-02
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-06-26
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-06-26

photo credit: Captain-tucker
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-25
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-07-17
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-07-17
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-07-17
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2014-07-05
My yard, zone 6
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-07-17
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-07-17
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2012-07-17
Uploaded by clintbrown

Date: 2016-08-15

Date: 2016-08-15

Date: 2014-07-07

Date: 2013-07-02

Photo courtesy of Harris Seeds
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2013-07-02
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-06-26
Two 1-gallon pots waiting on the porch to be planted
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-06-26

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
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Comments:
  • Posted by clintbrown (Medina, TN - Zone 7b) on Aug 10, 2012 12:05 PM concerning plant:
    This plant has a nice fragrance similar to roses.
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