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Ideal for drying and crafts

Ideal for drying and crafts

Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Echinacea purpurea
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Echinacea purpureaOrganic Seed

956

Product ID: 956

Common Purple Coneflower.

The easiest Echinacea to grow - germinates without stratification. Vigorous plants with large, purple-petaled flowers. Fibrous roots are easy to harvest (other species have taproots). Also known as purple coneflower and eastern purple coneflower. Ht. 24-36". 7-day stratification enhances germination, but is not critical. Perennial in zones 3-10. Organically grown. Avg. 6,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

Product Price Qty
956Packet  $4.10 
9561/2 Ounce  $8.95 
9561 Ounce  $15.15 
9561/4 Pound  $35.45 
9561 Pound  $112.35 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   300-365

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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Growing Information

Echinacea

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-15 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 8-10 weeks before planting outside. Transplant into cell packs or larger containers after the first true leaves appear, 30-40 days after sowing the seed. Harden off and transplant outside in late spring or early summer.
Direct seed: Sow in spring when soil is warm, 65°F (18°C). Sow in groups of 3-4 seeds, 1/8" deep. Thin to one plant.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun. Will tolerate partial shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.

PLANT HEIGHT:
Varies.

PLANT SPACING: 18-24". Division is necessary only when the plants appear crowded.

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 3-10.

HARVEST: Fresh: For harvesting the flower, harvest when the petals are expanding. For harvesting the cone, harvest when the cone is raised and has turned golden.
Dried: Harvest when
the cone is raised and has turned golden. Petals strip easiest at this point. After removing petals, hang to dry.

USES: Cut flower. Seed heads can be used fresh or dried. For beds, borders, mass, or wildflower plantings.


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