Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Echinacea Sombrero® Salsa Red (Coneflower)

(Sombrero® Series) Bright peppery red overlapping petals surround an orange-brown rounded cone and grow en masse above bright green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

Other plants in the Sombrero® Series


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 23,105; CPBR 4671