Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'
Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'
Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'

Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'

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Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'

1 bare root — £8.90

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Orders placed before 1 March 2023
You can expect your order in March 2023

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
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Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
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Description

Add a tropical twist to your planting plan with this fruity number, Echinacea purpurea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'. Making a punchy impact with a colour hue which is almost mouth-watering to look at, this gorgeous variety is bound to freshen up your flower combos with a warm and welcoming tone. One of the more exotic looking Echinacea, this one sets itself apart with cantaloupe-coloured downward petals topped off with a funky, tuft-like dome in the centre for added aplomb!

Reliable and long lasting, enjoy these fantastic blooms as they power through summer and into autumn. Mix Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe' into a full-colour flower border to add a pinch of vogue to a quintessential cottage garden look, or give them the spotlight they deserve in a prairie planting scheme. Returning every year, these hardy perennials are well worth any permanent position, not only providing colour to the garden but also as a trendy cut flower.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Drought tolerant

  • Fully hardy

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Echinacea 'Cantaloupe'

  • Flower colour

    Peach, orange

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    10 plants per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Dry

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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