Echinacea (Purple Coneflower) Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'
(Purple Coneflower)

30 seeds   $2.75            
Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star' is my favorite purple coneflower. The stunning flowers have deep reddish-mauve petals and orange-brown central cones. The petals are held horizontally. It was named Cut Flower of the Year 2006.

Purple Coneflower 'Ruby Star' won the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. Drought tolerant. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 36"


Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'
(Purple Coneflower)

50 seeds   $2.50          
Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan' has creamy white flowers with a bronze-green central cone. The compact plants fit well in smaller gardens.

Echinacea 'White Swan' attracts butterflies, and the ripening seeds attract birds. The flowers combine well with perennials, annuals and ornamental grasses in the garden. It blooms the first year from seed. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"


Echinacea purpurea 'Double Decker'
(Purple Coneflower)

50 seeds   $3.00
Echinacea purpurea 'Double Decker' has large, reddish mauve flowers. It blooms for a long time in midsummer. As the first petals begin to fade, some of the flowers put out new petals on top of the cones, making them double.

This amazing purple coneflower has an unusual but pleasing look. It is tall and vigorous, and it self sows nicely. Shade-tolerant. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 36"


Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows'
Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows'
(Purple Coneflower)

18 seeds   $3.50

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Echinacea purpurea 'Mellow Yellows' blooms in a nice range of yellow shades including cream, lemon and dark yellow. The plants are vigorous and hardy, and they bloom all summer long.

Echinacea 'Mellow Yellows' is a first-year flowering perennial. It was introduced by Jelitto Perennial Seeds in 2018. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 30"  spacing 12"


Echinacea purpurea
(Purple Coneflower)

450 seeds   $2.25
Echinacea purpurea 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 in zones 3-9.

height 36"


Echinacea pallida
(Pale Coneflower)

50 seeds   $2.25               
Echinacea pallida has narrow, drooping petals surrounding a raised central cone. This tall, graceful perennial looks terrific in the wildflower garden or the middle of the border. The pale mauve flowers combine well with other colors.

Echinacea pallida attracts butterflies and many different beneficial insects. Birds enjoy eating the seeds Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 42"


Echinacea tennesseensis 'Rocky Top'
Echinacea tennesseensis 'Rocky Top' (Tennessee Coneflower)

25 seeds   $2.50

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Echinacea tennesseensis 'Rocky Top' has purplish-pink flowers with narrow petals. All of the flowers face toward the direction of the strongest sunlight.

Echinacea 'Rocky Top' is a vigorous grower that adapts well to a wide range of conditions. In my garden, it self sowed to make a large stand. It's a cross between Echinacea purpurea and Echinacea tennesseensis. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 36" 


Echinacea tennesseensis
(Tennessee Coneflower)

50 seeds   $2.25                       
Echinacea tennesseensis has purplish-pink flowers with narrow petals. They face toward the direction of the strongest sunlight. The long-stemmed flowers are good for cutting.

Echinacea tennesseensis is an endangered species in the wild, so it's good to help preserve it by growing it in gardens. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 36"

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Echinacea (Purple Coneflower) Seeds

Echinacea (Purple Coneflower) is a hardy perennial with flowers that bloom in midsummer. The flowers have drooping petals surrounding a central cone.

Sowing Echinacea Seeds

Soak echinacea seeds overnight. Start indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Sow 1/8" deep. Full sun to part shade. Spacing 18".

Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'
Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'
Echinacea purpurea 'Double Decker'
Echinacea purpurea
Echinacea pallida
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Echinacea tennesseensis