This collection of coneflowers will certainly “catch your eye!” These single flowering varieties come in bold colors, better basal branching compared to older genetics, fairly compact, with large flowers and horizontal petals. These pollinator friendly perennials are a must-have addition to your sun garden!
A tanager is a type of bird that comes in an array of colors, but most often associated with a brilliant orange red-the perfect namesake for this dramatically colored coneflower. 3½”, rich tangerine orange flowers with heavily overlapping petals and dark cones is produced on dark stems above dark foliage. Noted for its incredible basal branching.
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: 22.0-24.0 Inches
Spread: 16.0-18.0 Inches
Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8
Flower Color: Gold/Orange Shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Sunlight: Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun) Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)
Water Requirements: Low Water Needs, Average Water Needs
Soil Quality: Poor Soil Quality, Average Soil Quality, Fertile Soil Quality
Soil Chemistry: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0), Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0), Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)
Bloomtime: Midsummer Late Summer
Attracts Wings: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Songbirds, Bee Friendly
Critter Resistant: Deer Resistant
Seasonal Interest: Dried Seed Heads
Growth Rate: Medium