Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

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Echinacea 'Lakota™ Santa Fe'

Coneflower

Series: Lakota™

People have been asking for it, and we've finally found a Coneflower worthy of the Proven Winners® stamp of approval! This new seed strain shows a variety of beautiful shades of red, varying from reddish-orange to pinkish red. Each 3½ in flower has horizontal petals. With a shorter stature, it is a great fit for the front of the border, small spaces, and combination containers. Just like other Coneflowers, this will bloom nearly all summer long, all the way up to frost.

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Praised for their cheerful brightly colored flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds. The dried seed heads also provide architectural interest in the winter.

Height:

12-16 in

Spread:

16-18 in

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Coneflower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Coneflowers like it sunny and hot. Though they will tolerate light shade, fewer flowers will be produced and the plants will be weakened. Light, loamy soils are best but coneflowers will grow in any well-drained soil. Once established, they are quite drought tolerant.

Echinacea 'Lakota™ Santa Fe' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Container
  • Mass Plant
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Border

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Bees
  • Butterflies
  • Birds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average