450 seeds $2.25
Purple Coneflower is a North American native wildflower. It has drooping, purplish mauve petals surrounding an orange-bronze central cone. It blooms for a long time in midsummer.
Echinacea pupurea attracts butterflies and beneficial insects. The plants provide food for the larvae of the Silvery Checkerspot butterfly. The roots are used in herbal medicine to stimulate the immune system. Hardy perennial in zones 4-9.
height 36" spacing 18"
Sowing Echinacea purpurea Seeds
Soak echinacea seeds overnight. Start indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors in early spring or fall, 1/8" deep. Full sun to part shade.