Purple Coneflower - Echinacea


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Purple Coneflower Echinacea is a classic heirloom wildflower native to the eastern US. Vigorous plants with large, purple-petaled flowers. Used for medicinal uses, such as supporting the immune system and skin issues. Echinacea purpurea is a perennial that will attract many types of birds and pollinators. 600mg ~ 125 seeds

Start seed indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-85 degrees. Transplant to the garden after your average last frost date. Or, plant seeds directly in the garden after average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 65°F. Harvest when the petals are expanding. Harvest the cone when it is raised and has turned golden. This wildflower native to the eastern US will attract many types of birds and pollinators.

Scientific Name: Echinacea purpurea
Days To Maturity: 150-300
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Days to Sprout: 10-15
Plant Spacing: 18-24"
Row Spacing: 24-36"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial Shade
Plant Height: 24-36"
Life Cycle: Perennial
Frost Hardy: Yes