Purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea (asteraceae) a robust, drought tolerant perennial, native to the midwestern and southeastern United States. Flowers are arranged individually on sturdy, elongated stems with soft lavender or purple petals surrounding an iridescent red-orange, coned center. Prefers full sun to partial shade in fertile, well-drained soils. Absolutely stunning!!! Average planting success with this species: 70% height: 2-3 feet germination: 15-30 daysÍ optimum soil temperature for germination: 70-75f sowing depth: 1/8" blooming period: June - October average seeds per pound: 117,000 seeding rate: 12 lbs. Per acre suggested use: borders, meadows, mixtures, floral gardens. Miscellaneous: an excellent variety for cut flower arrangements with a vase life of 5 to 7 days. Propagation from root cuttings is reliable if performed in the fall. bulk seed packed in sealed bags.
These drought tolerant flowers are perfect dry, southern states
Plant once and these flowers will come back year after year
Grows from 2 to 3 feet tall and prefers full to part sun
Easy to grow and requires little maintenance
Non-GMO seeds have great germination rates