Echinacea - Prairie Coneflower - Seeds & Bulbs
Echinacea - Prairie Coneflower
Used by Native Americans to treat snakebites and other maladies (more about traditional uses is printed inside the packet.) An easy to care for North American native wildflower. Long-lived, with a relatively long blooming period (30-60 days), and will grow well in a variety of conditions. Flowers have pink, drooping petals with a large cone-like dark purple/brown center. Excellent in borders and a great cut flower.
Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 1' to 2'
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