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Plants We Love: Tiki Torch

Echinacea ‘Tiki Torch’ offers the darkest orange flowers of any coneflower, plus they are wonderfully fragrant.
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Plant name: ‘Tiki Torch’ coneflower

Botanical name: Echinacea ‘Tiki Torch’

Virtues: Fragrant flowers, deep orange flower color, large flower size, long period of bloom and ease of care.

Flowers: Daisy-type flowers with deep orange centers and vivid orange petals on 3-foot-tall stems. They have a spicy scent. The flowers keep their intense color for weeks, while some coneflowers fade after just a few days.

Upright, clump-forming herbaceous perennial, about 2 feet tall and wide, with 3-foot-tall flower stems.

Season: Summer.

Cultivation: Plant in full sun. Tolerates dry soil between rainfall or watering. Deadheading the flowers will prolong the bloom. USDA Zones 4–9.

Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

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