Prairie, Purple Coneflower

Catalog #0300

4918

(Echinacea purpurea) One of the very best for attracting butterflies and birds, this showy and easy-to-grow plant adds a flashy touch to the late summer landscape. Blooms heavily from July through September. Will tolerate clay soils. Plants reach 3-4' tall. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.

DIRECT SEED
1/2" Deep
GERMINATION
10-20 Days
THIN
18-24" Apart
LIGHT
Sun/Partial Shade

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds outdoors just before last frost. Coneflowers prefer well-drained average soil and tolerate heat and drought. Blooms the first year from seed if sown early.

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