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Common Names: Orange Coneflower, or Sombrero Adobe Orange Coneflower
Scientific Name: Echinacea x hybrida or Echinacea 'Sombrero Adobe Orange'


Plant Characteristics

  • Duration: Perennial
  • Size: Typically grows to a height of 18-24 inches.
  • Bloom Color: Rich Orange with Dark Centers
  • Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall


Growing Conditions

  • Water Use: Low to Medium
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Well-drained


Ecological Benefits

Sombrero Adobe Orange Coneflower, a cultivar of Echinacea, is a vibrant addition to Maryland's gardens and natural landscapes. Its rich orange flowers with dark centers attract various pollinators, including bees and butterflies, promoting local biodiversity. The long-lasting blooms provide striking color in gardens and serve as a valuable nectar source for essential insect species. As a perennial, it contributes to the health and beauty of Maryland's ecosystems while offering a unique color variation of the native coneflower.

Orange Coneflower

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