Description

Features

  • Herbaceous perennial
  • Boosts immune system
  • Ornamental

Seed Count
180

How to grow

Position

Full sun or part shade

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.


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