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Echinacea purpurea

Cone Flower, Coneflower, Purple Coneflower

ca$á3.55   
Seed count: 25-30   
Echinacea purpurea
Echinacea purpurea
   Syn. Rudbeckia purpurea

Native Region: Central to Eastern North America
Zone Range: 03-09
Preferred Climate: Continental to temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 10 October, 2017
Seed count: 25-30

Description:
This erect perennial has lance-shaped, slightly hairy leaves and bears 6-inch flowerheads with conical, orange-brown disks and pink or purplish-pink ray florets. Height to 4 feet.

Notes:
Open pollinated in the Alma VanDusen Meadow, these seeds should produce a range of interesting variants. This is the plant that is the source of so many herbal cold and flu preparations. The genus Echinacea is now in the family Compositae.

Cultivation:
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant.Sow seeds in containers in the spring for best results, although seed may be scattered where it is to grow. Grow in deep, well-dr ained humusy soil in full sun.

Harvest Date: Tuesday 10 October, 2017
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