Echinacea purpurea Compact Prairie Splendor Seeds - Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea Compact Prairie Splendor Seeds - Coneflower

E. purpurea Compact
Coneflower

Product ID#: RE9880-8580

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Harvesting Good for Cutting, Cut & Come Again, Long Vase Life
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics Start Early for Transplants, Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month June, July, August, September, October
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Kitchen Culinary, Romantic, Victorian, Woodland
Lighting Conditions Full Sun, Partial Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity Perennial
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 21 - 30 inches
Plant Lifecycle Perennial
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Edible Flowers, Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Wild Flowers, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Patio Container Friendly, Bedding, Medicinal, Landscape
Shape Disk
  • 1 packet

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$5.25
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Echinacea purpurea Compact Prairie Splendor, also known as Coneflower, is a highly adaptable, flowering, herbaceous perennial that produces delightful, 4" to 5" inch, deep rosy-mauve, daisy-shaped blooms with raised, rusty-bronze, hairy center eyes. This 2007 Fleuroselect Gold Medal Award Winner, produces compact, well formed plants with lush green, ovate to broad-lanceolate foliage and abundant flower blooms on sturdy, stiff stems from late spring all the way through fall. This cottage and cutting garden favorite grows 18" to 24" inches tall, self sows freely and will typically continually produce blooms without deadheading. Prairie Splendor is native to moist prairies, woodland meadows and open fields in the mid-western United States, however this variety is well adapted and thrives in almost any climate zone. Excellent as a cut flower and used fresh or dried, it is hard to imagine a cutting garden without Echinacea adding to the beauty! Once fall frost turns the seed head cones black, if they are left to overwinter they will provide a welcome winter snack to goldfinches and other small birds during the cold season. Packet: 25 seeds
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