Echinacea - Purple Coneflower

Echinacea - Purple Coneflower - Seeds & Bulbs

Echinacea - Purple Coneflower
(Echinacea purpurea)

This easy to care for North American native wildflower is an excellent addition to any garden. Plants are long-lived and have a long blooming period (30-60 days), and will grow well in a variety of conditions. The 3" to 4" flowers have lavender, drooping petals with a large cone-like, dark purple-brown center. Excellent in borders and a great cut flower.

Average Count: 125 Seeds

Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 3' to 4'
Exposure: Sun or Shade

When to Sow Outside: Early spring, 3 to 4 weeks before last frost, or as late as 2 months before last frost.
When to Sow Inside: 3 to 4 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: 1/4 "
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 10 to 20
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 18 to 24 inches apart

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