Echinacea Purpurea 'Purple Coneflower'-FLOWER-50 seeds-Ajna Chakra
Echinacea Purpurea 'Purple Coneflower'-FLOWER-50 seeds-Ajna Chakra

Echinacea Purpurea 'Purple Coneflower'-FLOWER-50 seeds-Ajna Chakra

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ECHINACEA PURPUREA

“Purple Cone Flower”

 

Family: Asteraceae.

 

Ideal sowing temp: 18-22C.

 

Position:  Sunny with free-draining soil.

 

Sowing: 5mm deep into final position.  50cm apart. Cover lightly with soil to 5mm.

 

Care:  Warm, shaded or semi-shaded position while sprouting. Water with fine mist spray to avoid disturbance of the seed.

 

Sprouting: 10-20 days.

 

Flowering: 125-150 days.

 

PLANT CARE:  continue to provide water especially during dry spells. Mulch plants to keep the shallow roots cool in summer. Thin plants once they develop 2-4 leaves and are easily handled.


DESCRIPTION: Herbaceous perennial of grassy plains. Tall daisy flowers in soft pink-purple with a prominent central cone. Loved by beneficial pollinators such as honeybees and butterflies. Makes a good cut flower for the home, and an attractive addition to a cottage style garden. Very cold hardy and drought tolerant once mature. Used in traditional medicine.

 

The Chakra Garden cannot take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. 

Always seek advice from a professional before eating or using a plant medicinally.

 

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants). Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.


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