Echinacea Sundown

Sundown Big Sky Coneflower

Large red-orange petals surround a brown central cone on these fragrant flowers. Thick stems provide a sturdy structure and make them ideal for cut flower arrangements. An easy, adaptable and reliable performer, perfect for dressing up sunny borders, meadow gardens, and container plantings.

Sun
Exposure

Full Sun

Soil
Type

Normal or Sandy or Clay

Soil
pH

Neutral or Alkaline or Acid

Soil
Moisture

Average or Dry or Moist

Care
Level

Easy

Flower
Color

Orange

Blooming
Time

Mid-Summer Late Summer Early Fall

Foliage
Color

Deep Green

Plant
Uses & Characteristics

Accent: Good Texture/Form   Attracts
Butterflies   Border   Cut Flower
Deer Resistant   Dried Flower Drought
Tolerant   Fragrant   Massed   Specimen

Flower
Head Size

Medium

Height
75-90 cm    29-35 inches

Spread
45-60 cm    18-23 inches

Foot Traffic
None

Growth
Rate

Medium