Echinacea Tiki Torch

Hybrid Orange Coneflower

Echinacea Tiki Torch is a hybrid orange coneflower with large showy pumpkin-orange colored flowers. This variety has proven itself to be one of the best orange-flowered introductions. It makes a wonderful cut flower, stays upright without staking and is a vigorous grower.
Zones4 - 9
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Deer Resistant
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height30-36" tall
Mature Spread18-24" wide
Bloom TimeEarly summer to mid fall
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SizePlant - 5" Deep Pot
SKUHC014538

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Echinacea Tiki Torch is big, showy orange-flowered hybrid Coneflower with long, reflexed petals and rounded, reddish-brown center cones. Long-blooming, Echinacea Tiki Torch will brighten your garden from late spring to later summer. These bright orange blooms make wonderful cut flowers for bouquets. While Coneflowers are not fussy, Echinacea Tiki Torch will do best in a site with moist, compost enriched soil and protection from the wind. Afternoon shade, especially in western climates with intense sun, will prolong the orange color. Flowers naturally age to light pink. If you leave the blooms and stalks to over-winter, the seeds are favored by goldfinches and other birds. 32-36" tall x 18-24" wide.
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SKUHC014538
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Common Name
Hybrid Orange Coneflower
Botanical Name
Echinacea Tiki Torch
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Orange
Mature Height
30-36" tall
Mature Spread
18-24" wide
Bloom Time
Early summer to mid fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Native
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Native To
North America
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Tips For Growing Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)

This genus is invaluable for the mid- to late-summer garden, bringing color into our plantings when many spring bloomers have gone green for the season. They are native to the eastern half of the U.S. and are most commonly found growing in prairie habitats.

Echinacea thrive in our gardens when provided with well drained soils, plenty of sunshine and moderate to dry moisture conditions depending on the species and cultivars. Healthy individual coneflowers will grow in the garden for 3 to 5 years. Species and cultivars raised from seed will often reseed themselves to continue their presence in our gardens.

'Rocky Top Hybrid' echinacea, while xeric, appreciates extra moisture provided by some easily accomplished water harvesting techniques. Plant it in a wide, shallow depression and mulch amply or place right up against the north side of a low, wide rock, tilted to shed water on the Echinacea's side.

Fall Care: You can leave the dried seed heads for winter, as they provide food for birds. Echinacea easily reseeds itself. You can cut back seed heads in the fall, where you don't wish the plant to reseed. Spring Care: Cut back the dry stalks to the crowns of the plant in early spring. Pull any unwanted seedlings in spring. They are easy to pull when young.

More in-depth guidance for growing and maintaining Echinacea plants: Purple Coneflowers: Native Grace and Beauty in the Garden and Echinacea: Rocky Top Hybrids, Echinacea - Perennial of the Year.


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