Echinacea, “Purple Coneflower” Seeds

Echinacea purpurea
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SKU: SD.2044 Category:

Organic, Heirloom, Native.

This treasured, heirloom wildflower, native to the eastern U.S., is a long-lived perennial that blooms for a month or more beginning in midsummer. The pinkish-purple petals of the stunning, daisy-like flowers surround a large, dark brown cone. Petals begin to droop as the cone enlarges and fills with seeds, which attract birds in the fall and winter. Echinacea grows well in a variety of conditions, and is excellent for borders and water-wise gardens. Perfect for fresh cut flowers.

400 mg packet.

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When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, or as late as 2 months before first fall frost.

When to Start Inside: 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost date (might bloom first year if started indoors).

Days to Emerge: 10– 20 days

Seed Depth: ¼”

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 18″

Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 18″