This perennial is open-pollinated with flowers of deep pinks and purples. A wonderful border plant or companion flower as it attracts beneficial insects and deters garden pests. Dry the root for tea to sooth cold symptoms
Purple Echinacea Seeds
$3.95 – $9.95
Purple Echinacea seeds produce the beautiful and medicinal purple coneflower we all love. Echinacea is a perennial and open-pollinated with flowers of deep pinks and purples. An excellent border plant or scattered through the garden. As a must-have companion flower, it attracts many beneficial insects and deters garden pests. Dry the root for tea to soothe sore throats and boost immunity. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong the blooming season.
Seed Starting: Good cut & border flower. Seeds can be direct sown in the garden in the fall when soil is at 40°F. Alternatively, they can be sown 8-10 weeks before the outdoor planting date for your region. Seeds should be planted at a depth 1/4″ and covered with finely sifted soil. The seed must remain moist to germinate. If you are direct sowing in the ground, follow the same recommendations for seeding indoors.
Blooms throughout Spring and Summer.
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies, repels aphids
Soil: Requires well-draining, moderately fertile soil.
Uses: Echinacea is a wonderful all-around plant for every garden. It attracts beneficial and can be used in teas and home remedies. Here are instructions on how to make tea out of the plant.
Flowers are an essential part of a happy and diverse garden and ecosystem. The blooms of flowers not only attract beneficial insects but also feed pollinators. Check out all the wonderful flower seeds we offer.
|Days to Germination:||7-14|
|Days to Maturity:||50-60+|
|Height at Maturity:||3’-4’|
|Lighting Requirements||Partial Shade|
Latin Name: Echinacea purpurea
Package weight: .5 gram
|Dimensions||5.00 × 5.00 × 1.00 in|
10 grams, Packet