Large daisy flowers with raised centres make attractive features in garden beds or pots. Echinacea's  leaves, flowers and roots all have natural therapeutic uses.

Features

  • Herbaceous perennial
  • Boosts immune system
  • Ornamental

Product details

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How

Sow direct where they are to grow or into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Cover well, firm down and keep moist but not over-wet. Transplant or thin when large enough to be handled.

Care

Choose a full sun to semi-shade position in well drained soil. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Water at base of plant to reduce risk of disease. Tolerates dry periods once established. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

To make Echinacea tea, add 1 tsp of finely cut leaves to 1 cup of boiling water.  Let stand for 5 minutes, strain and cool. Do not ingest when pregnant or breast feeding.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun or part shade
Plant space 40-50cm
Sow depth 6mm
Plant height 60cm
Germination 10-20 days
Germination (days) 15
Flowering 16-20 weeks
Flowering (days) 126
Botanical name Echinacea purpurea
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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