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Coneflower 'Hot Lava'
‘Hot Lava's’ deep orange-red flowers resemble the color of hot lava. It grows to 36"-48" tall and as wide on sturdy, well-branched stems that do not need staking.
- Orange-red flowers resemble the color of hot lava
- Extra petals give flowers a fuller look
- Super-strong stems make a great cut flower
Echinacea comes from the Greek word "echinos" meaning hedgehog in reference to the spiny center cone.
Growing and Maintenance Tips for Coneflower
Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. This is an adaptable plant that is tolerant of drought, heat, humidity and poor soil. Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). Plants usually rebloom without deadheading, however prompt removal of spent flowers encourages continued bloom and improves general appearance.
Additional InformationHeight: 3-4 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft
Spacing: 2-3 ft
Flowers bloom from late spring to late summer, sometimes with additional sporadic bloom until frost. 4" flowers feature downward-arching orange-red rays that surround a domed dark orange center cone. Flowers are fragrant.