Organic Coneflower, Common Purple
Coneflower - Common Purple- Echinacea purpurea
Perennial Open Pollinated. The easiest echinacea to grow—germinates without stratification. Vigorous plants with large, purple-petaled flowers. Fibrous roots are easy to harvest (other species have taproots). Attracts and is a food source for bees.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms mid summer to fall
Attracts: Bees and beneficial insects; seed heads are favored by finches
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
Native: N. American Plains
USDA Zone: 2-10
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 10-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 12-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 50
- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Good Cut Flower
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Grow in well-drained soil with average fertility.
Planting & Growing: Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting outdoors, or direct sow in the spring when soil has warmed to at least 65°F or can sow in the fall in mild winter areas. Thin to one plant every 18-24".
Harvesting & Storage: Cut when petals are just starting to expand for flowers. For cone harvest, cut when cone has turned golden. You can harvest the roots after the third season.
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