Echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’

Hybrid Coneflower
USDA Zone: 4-9
A hybrid Coneflower, featuring glowing tomato-red petals surrounding an orange-brown button-shaped cone. Plant habit is well-branched, strong and bushy. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Attractive to butterflies. Excellent for cutting. Coneflowers begin blooming in midsummer and continue for months if faded flowers are regularly removed. Part of the Prairie Stars™ Series from Terra Nova Nurseries in Oregon, and a real color breakthrough; the closest yet to fire-engine red. USPP#19427: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.
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   Red

Blooming Time   Mid-Summer   Late Summer   Early Fall

Foliage Color   Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
Accent: Good Texture/Form    Attracts Butterflies
Border    Containers
Cut Flower   Deer Resistant
Dried Flower    Drought Tolerant
Massed    Specimen

Flower Head Size   Large

Height    27-31 inches

Spread    23-29 inches

Foot Traffic    None

Growth Rate    Medium