Tennessee Coneflower has purplish-pink flowers with narrow petals. The flowers face toward the direction of the strongest sunlight.
Echinacea tennesseensis is an endangered species. This named strain was developed by Jelitto Seeds in Germany. It has the same characteristics as the species, but it is said to have been crossed with Echinacea purpurea.
Deer resistant. Hardy perennial in zones 5-9.
Sowing Echinacea tennesseensis Seeds:
Soak seeds overnight. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date, 1/8" deep. Full sun to part shade. Spacing 18".