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botanical name:
Echinacea 'Sundown'
Echinacea 'Sundown' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cone flower
synonyms:  Echinacea 'Evan Saul'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.70m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Erect stems carry large daisy-like flowers of glowing orange flushed with purple-pink and large orange-brown centres.

cultivation:
Well drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate poor, dry soils and hot conditions.
Deadhead to prolong flowering.

propagation:
By division

usage:
Attractive to insects.

other notes:
One of the Big Sky Series. Selected by Richard Saul, Georgia, USA.
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