Coneflower, Purple (lb)
Coneflower - Purple - Echinacea purpurea
Perennial Open Pollinated. Also called Echinacea. Lovely wildflower native to North America with lavender petals surrounding a reddish-orange cone center. Parts of this flower have purported medicinal benefits. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 20 apart when plants reach 1" tall.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms mid summer to fall
Attracts: 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: 15-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-4'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Bloom Season: Summer, Fall
Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 lb per 1/000 Square Feet
Facts of Note: Moderate water, sun to part shade, 2-4 flowers, good for cut flowers, medicinal, finches love seed heads!
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 154,221
- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Attracts Beneficial Insects
- Good Cut Flower
- Good Fall Color
- Good for Naturalizing
- Somewhat Drought Tolerant
- Useful in Dye Making
Planting & Care
Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.
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