The Paradiso Coneflower Collection is an exciting blend of many different flower colours and forms. Plants often flower the first year from early January sowing. A dependable perennial hardy to Zone 4. This is one of the most economical ways to increase your coneflower collection!
Packet of 10 seeds $2.49
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How To Grow
An outstanding perennial that is very easy to grow. Loves full sun but will tolerate partial shade. Attracts beneficial insects such as pollinators and butterflies. Seeds are an important late summer and early fall food source for Gold Finches. There is a rich folklore associated with Echinacea, attributing extracts of its roots with the ability to heal the common cold. This robust perennial will turn heads wherever planted and withstand more heat and drought than most. Sow outdoors September through October or start indoors Feb to Mar 1st for bloom the first season. Indoors use a soil-less growing medium and keep the container at 20-25 C (70-80 F) for the 10-15 day germination period. After germination grow on under lights at a slightly cooler temperature. When planting out after hardening off the seedlings, for best growth select a site in full sun with good air circulation.
Blooming Season Begins
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer
Days to Emergence
Full Sun to Partial Sun
Medium %2860 to 80 cm%29%2824%22 to 32%22%29
Degree of Difficulty
Massing in the perennial border.
Pollinator and wildlife plant.