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Coneflower - Black Sampson - Echinacea angustifolia
Perennial Open Pollinated. Beautiful daisy-like flower used by the Native Americans of the plains for a wide range of medicinal applications, including treating snake bites, infections, even colds and flus. Perennial coneflower reaching 2' with pale purple flowers on unbranched stems in summer. Germination greatly improved when the seed is kept cool and moist for 3 - 4 weeks. Blooms second spring from seed.
Flowers: Medicinal. Blooms summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and songbirds
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
Native: N. American Plains
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 10-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 57
Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Good Fall Color
- Good for Naturalizing
- Somewhat Drought Tolerant
Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).