Echinacea Sombrero ‘Salsa Red’ Coneflower is a garden superstar with its compact, well branched habit and prolific blooms. The large, single, daisy like flowers are intensely red surrounding a large brown cone. This petite perennial is a splendid choice for borders and does equally well in the container garden. Sombrero also makes an excellent cut flower.
Attractive to butterflies, Echinacea Sombrero ‘Salsa Red’ Coneflower is also a magnet for important pollinators and beneficial insects. The flower heads provide visual winter interest and are an important food source for birds.
The Sombrero series is a new introduction bred to produce well-branched, sturdy and compact plants featuring a high bud count.
Echinacea is a North American native in the Daisy family. They are well loved for their large, showy flowers that bloom generously throughout the summer. Echinacea are easy-to-grow plants that are adaptable to a wide variety of growing conditions as they are tolerant of drought, heat, humidity and poor soil. These hardy plants are impervious to most pests and diseases making them a perfect trouble free addition to any garden!
Coneflowers are excellent choices for a wide variety of garden applications including butterfly and pollinator gardens, or the meadow and wildflower garden.
The flowers can be used in cut flower bouquets as well as dried flower arrangements.
USDA zones 3-8