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Coneflower, Black Sampson

Beautiful Coneflower

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF1806

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs 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).

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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Good Fall Color
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Wildflower

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Purple Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Medicinal Plant
Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Soaking Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Fall USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Upright
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Purple
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Medicinal Plant
Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Soaking
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Fall
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

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Planting & Growing Guide

What You May Need

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Reviews

Love Echinaceas

Started this batch in a flat with the Quickroot. Covered them lightly and left them to their own devices over the winter. Decent germination. Transplanted well and did beautiful!

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