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|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
21" / 22" / 26"
|Most Active Growing Season|
Average soil, coarse and slightly mineral soils are best
75 – 100 ppm
Dormant in Winter, Dormancy Over Winter
Dry moderately between waterings
It has medium large, clear golden yellow flowers with the ray florets perpendicular to the stem, and a narrow habit.
Mixed beds, borders in the sun garden. Great cut flower.
|Finish Time to 4"||
6 – 8 weeks
Has been given the Dallas Arboretum Seal of Approval from their Perennials for Purgatory trials.
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 – 55° F nights and 55 – 65° F days. Facultative Long Day plant. Daylength extension up to 16 hrs. has proven beneficial for promoting flowering. Low pH can be fatal.
Echinacea ‘Mac ‘n’ Cheese’
You can take comfort with these warm and tasty 4½” non-fading, golden yellow blooms covering this Echinacea. Well-branched stems are featured on this upright plant (to 26″ tall). Their golden rays are a perfect complement to E. 'Tomato Soup'. Put them together for a summertime feast!