'Colorburst Orange' has it all - lovely double orange flowers and a medium short, well-branched habit. The anemone type double flowers open with centers that are dark, then lime green then orange. First year plants are multi-stemmed. Excellent vigor. Flowers are very large and stems are extra strong. A very exciting new Echinacea.
Common Name: Coneflower
Plant Category: Echinacea
Plant Series: Colorburst™ Series
Plant Type: Perennial
US Patent #: PPAF
EU Grant #: PVR
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-10 (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14"/22"/28"
Finish Time: Medium
Bloom Time(s): July, August, September
Growth Rate: Fast
Most Active Growing Season: Spring
Flowering Season(s): Summer, Fall
Flower Color: Orange
Soil: Average soil, coarse and slightly mineral soils are best.
Exposure: Full Sun
Additional Attribute(s): Butterflies, Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant,Hummingbirds
Nutritional Needs: 75 - 100 ppm
Water (Greenhouse): Dry moderately between waterings
Water (Garden): Average
How Different?: Shorter than 'Secret Lust'.
Landscape Value: Use in mass, mixed beds, or borders. Great cut flower.
Finish Time to 4": 6 to 8 weeks
Grower Notes: Plants shipped in fall require winter protection. We recommend transplanting to a 4" pot from a plug, not a larger size container if you receive the plants in the fall. Grow with 50 - 55º F nights and 55 - 65º F days. Facultative Long Day plant. Daylength extension up to 16 hrs. has proven beneficial for promoting flowering. Low pH can be fatal.