Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea
$80.00 – $262.50 bag
Purple Coneflower is a perennial herb that grows in rocky open prairies. It is primarily grown for beautification of landscapes for the sunflower shaped flower with petals ranging from deep purple to a light lavender color that surround a large orange/brown disk. Once in bloom, the Purple Coneflower attracts insects and butterflies. Later in the season it will attract songbirds for its seed.
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Common Name: Purple Coneflower
Scientific Name: Echinacea purpurea
Light Requirements: Full, Partial
Bloom Period: July – September
Bloom Color: Purple
Mature Height: 4′
Soil Moisture: Medium
Seeding Rate: 10-15 lbs/acre
Planting Instructions: Site preparation is vital for allowing your seed to make clean contact with the soil, allowing for successful and uniform germination. Start with a clean, firm, weed-free seedbed to allow for uniform seed placement and an increased chance for faster establishment.
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