ECHINACEA purpurea (Seed)

Medium
Sun
Purple
Well drained soil
Summer
Bee friendly
Seed Packet
Qty
 
 

Description

Height 90-100cm

Purple coneflower with daisy like flowers, dark purple petals with prominent golden brown central discs give the coneflower its popular name. Butterfly and bee attractant.

Average content per packet: 130 seeds

SOWING:

WHEN:

February - April to plant out May onwards

WHERE:

Seed trays or pots in a warm light environment 

HOW:

Sow thinly and cover lightly with compost. Transplant to pots when large enough to handle then plant out into the herbaceous border from May onwards. Prefers a well-drained but moist fertile soils, and a sunny position. Rhizomes can be divided in Autumn once well established