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Echinacea Supreme Cantaloupe

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Echinacea are becoming increasingly popular, they are known for a prairie style, daisy like flower. Also called Coneflower they are attractive to birds and butterflies. They have have a centre of seeds heads, surrounded by colourful blooms.

Supreme Cantaloupe boasts showy, eye catching rounded orange flowers, centered with a deeper cone. A real display of sunshine.

    Echinacea  Supreme Cantaloupe

    About the Echinacea Supreme Cantaloupe

    Care Instructions

    Echinacea love to be in well drained soil. Provide ample water during the first year of planting. A bright location is preferable.

    Position, sunlight and more

    Echinacea thrive in full sun. They will grow in shadier places, just not as vigorously.

    Height and Spread

    Grows 50-60cm in height and will spread up to 45cm.

    Feeding, Pruning & more

    Feeding - Echinacea don't benefit from added nutrients. A pretty low maintenance plant.

    Pruning - You can prune to extend bloom time, deadheading will increase energy into producing new flowers.

    Propagation - Division is perfect for these plants, giving you healthy parent plants, and new ones free.

    Our pot & plant size explained

    At Newlands Nursery we grow and sell plants in a variety of different sizes, from small starter plants up to planted containers. 

    We know it can be tricky to picture the size of each plant. This page gives you an idea of the size of the plants we are sending out.

    Please keep in mind that plants vary from one season to the next. The size of the plant refers to the pot or plug it is grown in, rather than the height of the plant, unless specifically mentioned on the plant page. 

    Picture of plug plant size

    Starter Plant (Plug Plant)

    Plug Size: 2cm by 4cm. Our most popular size. This is often the most economical way of buying plants and is a great way to get a head start on the season. Generally this size is best to be potted up before planting out.

    Picture of Jumbo plug plant

    Jumbo Plug

    Plug Size: 6cm by 7cm. A fantastic alternative to a 9cm pot and saves on plastic too. The plants in this size are well established and give you a head start. This size is perfect for planting straight into containers and baskets as well as the garden.

    Picture of 9cm pot

    9cm pot

    Pot size: 9cm by 9-10cm. This size hold some well established plants, some of which maybe around 1 year old. We sell most of our ranges in this size and most of the plants sold in this size, are established enough to be planted straight outside.

    Picture of 13cm or 1 litre pot

    13cm or 1 litre pot

    Pot size: 12-13cm by 12-15cm Currently our largest size of plant, with the exception of our planted containers. Many of our House Plants are available in this size, as well as some special collections and varieties.

    • Flowering time and interest

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