Echinacea Lakota 'Fire'
- Featuring flowers in various shades of red
- Large flowers with horizontal, overlapping petals
- Shorter, compact plants
These cheerful 3 1/2 inch blooms come in gorgeous shades of red, including orange-reds, pinkish reds, and rosy reds. The flowers are long blooming, continuing throughout the season. The Lakota series features plants shorter in size that work well in containers, borders, and landscapes. A superb native flower from North America.
Uses: Borders, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Flower Beds, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Rain Gardens
Nature Attraction: Butterflies, Bees, Birds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Cut Flower, Fragrant, Long Blooming, Drought Tolerant, Native
Growth Habit: Upright
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in sun to light shade. Prefers light, loamy soils, but adaptable to any well-drained soils. Deadheading is required for repeat blooming. Leave some flowers on the plant in the fall for birds to eat the seeds through winter. Long living perennial when properly cared for.