Clasping Coneflower - Bulk Pricing - Seeds & Bulbs
This coneflower is a cousin of the popular Black-Eyed Susan. Flowers are slightly smaller than Black-Eyed Susans, but the eye is more promenant and it blooms earlier in the season. It will grow in all reigons of North America and tolerates drought and hot sun. It reseeds itself if dried blosoms are left on the plant. Performs well as a cut flower. Makes an attractive roadside planting or meadow flower.
Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer and early fall
Height: 18" to 24"
Exposure: Full Sun
When to Sow: Spring, after the last average frost date. It can also be planted after a few fall frosts.
To Plant A Meadow: Prepare soil by removing weeds and cultivating to loosen the soil. Spread seeds evenly over prepared soil. Pressing or rolling seeds onto soil will help improve germination rate. Keep soil slightly moist until seedlings are established.
Seeding Rate: 3 pounds per acre; 1 ounce covers 900 sq ft.
Seeds per Pound: 796,000