Echinacea tennesseensis has purplish-pink flowers with narrow petals. The flowers face toward the direction of the strongest sunlight.
Echinacea tennesseensis is an endangered species. The Rocky Top Hybrids were developed by Jelitto Seeds in Germany. They have the same characteristics as the species, but they were crossed with Echinacea purpurea.
Also known as Tennessee Coneflower. 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".