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Echinacea Herb

Outstanding Health Benefits

Not only does this plant look beautiful and attract birds and butterflies, it also stimulates immune responses to help the body resist viral and bacterial infections! Does well in full sun, or part shade. Perennial. Zones 3-8.
  • Zone 3 - 8
  • Height 2 - 4 feet.
  • Germination 10 - 20 days
  • Shade Required Full sun

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For each offer ordered, get approx 100 seeds per packet

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  • Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea
  • Height: 2 - 4 feet.
  • Spacing: 24 - 28 inches.
  • Depth: 1/8 inch deep.
  • Spread: 1 1/2 - 2 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Color: Flowers are purplish-pink.
  • Foliage: Rough, hairy 3 - 8 inch leaves.
  • Blooms: July through October.
  • Days To Maturity: May not bloom until the second season.
  • Form: Perennial, Herb.
  • Flower Form: Single large flower with purplish-pink petals and large dark brown central cones.
  • Soil Requirements: Best in deep, well-drained, rich soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 100 seeds per packet
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems to encourage new blooms.
  • Comments: Echinacea stimulates the immune response, increasing the body's ability to resist viral and bacterial infections. Echinacea is thought to help reduce susceptibility to colds and flu.

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