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Large, Red, and Spicy On a Stem

Echinacea Tomato Soup (Coneflower), Echinacea 'Tomato Soup', is the brightest red Echinacea yet and quite the attention-grabber; blooms are 3.5” across and have a strong spicy fragrance.

Because 'Tomato Soup' is well-branch and vigorous, it produces more blooms than others and offers many new possibilities for garden combinations!

It is a long lasting flower that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds and is great in cut flower arrangements!  The bright, red intense flowers are supported on strong stems; best if grouped or massed.

This Echinacea will present a season full of red daisy-like flowers and is praised for its prolonged blooming after other perennials have faded.

Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years.  'Tomato Soup' usually reblooms without deadheading, but if spent flowers are removed, this procedure will encourage continued beautiful blooms and improves general appearance.  This plant is deer resistant.

If you leave some spent blooms on the plants in fall their seeds provide winter food for birds.  You can enjoy the dried seed heads as well, because they will provide architectural interest in the winter.

Enjoy 'Tomato Soup' and its bright tomato red blooms that will scream summer, especially when combined with bright purples and all shades of yellow!

* Huge 3.5" Intensely Red Blooms
* Spicy Fragrance
* Heat and humidity tolerant 

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Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Tomato Soup Coneflower Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Echinacea 'Tomato Soup'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 32 inches
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red