Lakota™ ‘Santa Fe’ Echinacea

Echinacea x ‘Santa Fe’ Lakota™ ‘Santa Fe’
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4a to 8b
Lakota™ Santa Fe echinacea is a colorful mix of fragrant, reddish orange to pinkish red, 3.5-inch blooms, all with distinctive horizontal petals. Its short stature lends itself to containers, small spaces, or the front of the border.
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Perennials ... Seasonal Color
Growth Size:   Low Plant - 10 to 16 inches tall, 16 to 18 inches wide
Growth Habit:   Compact
Features:   Pollenizer, North American Native, Naturalizes Well
Heat Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Clay Soil, Tolerates Wide pH Range
Attracts:   Butterflies, Birds, Hummingbirds
Garden Ideas:   
Perennial, Cottage, Cutting
Flower features:    Brilliant Colors, Good for Cut Flowers
Mixed strain of shades of reddish-orange and pinkish-red flowers. that bloom in summer through fall
Foliage type and color:    Herbaceous, Green
Landscape Uses:    Beds, Grouping
Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting
Lakota™ ‘Santa Fe’ Echinacea is a Low maintenance plant
Growth Size:   Low Plant - 10 to 16 inches tall, 16 to 18 inches wide
Growth Rate:   Medium
Spacing:   2-3 ft apart
Exposure:   Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering:   Waterwise   Average
Soil Types:   Neutral to Alkaline   Well-Drained   Adapted to most soil types
General Plant Care:    Care for your perennials and annuals includes monitoring for pests and diseases, periodically checking soil moisture, and providing fertilizer as needed. In general, plants that have sufficient water and the correct amount of fertilizer tend to not have as many pest and disease problems. Water new plants weekly during the growing season in the first year, and as needed after that.
General Planting Tips:    Choose a site suited to your plant's light, soil, and space needs. Dig a hole twice as wide but no deeper than the container. Perennials and annuals often look best planted in groups of five or more plants - if you are planting multiple plants, you may want to prepare the planting area and dig all your holes at one time to plan placement. Remove plant from container and loosen roots slightly. Place the plant in the hole. If using slow-release (coated) fertilizer, you may add it according to package directions at this time. Add soil back to the hole, ensuring the top of the soil from the container is even with the surrounding soil. Water well, and add more soil if needed. Add 2-3 inches of mulch around plant, taking care to keep away from stem. See our FAQ page for more details on Mulching.
General Fertilizing Tips:    Fertilize in spring when new growth appears, and once more before flowering with a general purpose or slow-release fertilizer.
General Pruning suggestions:    Not usually needed, best left unpruned
Bloom Tips:    Remove flower stalks after blooms have faded
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4a to 8b

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