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Name: White Coneflower 6425
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Teaser: An attractive white version of the popular purple coneflower.
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An attractive white version of the popular purple coneflower. Hardy plants are topped with white, daisy-shaped flowers with yellowish-grey pincushion shaped centres. A reliable late summer flower for borders or cutting. Garden height 60 cm (24"). Even less tolerant of continually wet soil than the purple flowering form. Hardy to Zone 3.

  • Packet $2.49
  • 5g $16.00
  • 15g $39.90

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Product Code 6425
How To Grow 265 seeds/gram. 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, select a site in full sun with good air circulation.
Blooming Season Begins High Summer
Life Cycle Perennial
Propagation Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer
Days to Emergence 10 to 15
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Sturdy
Height Medium %2850 to 70 cm%29%2820%22 to 28%22%29
Frost Tolerance Winter Hardy
Days to Harvest 10 to 15
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Open Pollinated
Family Name Asteraceae
Latin Echinacea purpurea
Suggested uses. Pollinator, cut flower and butterfly garden staple. Stately accent plant. Great for massing in sunny areas.
 
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