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
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading faded flower spikes ensures more flowering throughout the season
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: PP25,523; EU PBR40858

Trade name information:
Series: Sombrero®
Trade Name: Flamenco Orange
Cultivar name: 'Balsomenco'
Common names
  • Coneflower

  • Posted by clintbrown (Medina, TN - Zone 7b) on Aug 28, 2014 1:12 PM concerning plant:
    Echinacea 'Sombrero Flamenco Orange' is an excellent fragrant orange coneflower. It has excellent basal branching, which should make it more winter hardy than other orange Echinaceas available. It is more hardy and vigorous than 'Tiki Torch,' with many more blooms per plant.

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