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Echinacea ‘Tiki Torch’

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Echinacea ‘Tiki Torch’ has deep orange rays surrounding a dark cone and is notable for maintaining its color well into the season.  The vibrant flowers are held well above the basal foliage on sturdy stems that proved resistant to flopping.  Despite the striking color of and excellent stature of ‘Tiki Torch’, it lacked the vigor needed to receive higher scores in our evaluation.   A member of the Prairie Pillar™ series from Terra Nova, this is a cross between E. paradoxa and E. purpurea ‘Ruby Giant’.


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  • Common Name
    Tiki Torch coneflower  
  • Bloom Period
    late June-early August 
  • Peak Bloom
    early July 
  • Flower Size
  • Size
    38” x 36” 
  • Flower Type