Echinacea Purple Coneflower – Item #99


A hardy North American native wildflower used by the indigenous peoples of the Great Plains as a medicinal plant. Its tall stems topped by purple blossoms grow to 4′ tall. Leave its striking dried flowers with bronze-colored centers on the plant for winter decoration.

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Additional information

Weight .40 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 7-15 days

Thinning: 18″ (46cm)

Plant in early spring after all danger of frost in a location with full sun to part shade and average soil. Start indoors about six weeks before last spring frost date. Water regularly until plants are established.

Plants are very drought tolerant when mature, making them a good choice for xeriscape gardens. Blossoms attract pollinators.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea

Height: 4′ (122cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: hardy perennial