Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea. All America Selections winner. Stunning mix of first year flowering echinacea. Wide range of colors from rich purple, pink, red and orange to light yellows, creams and white on strong branched stems. Makes a great accent for your perennial border and ideal as cut flowers. Blooms mid-late summer. Height 26-32" Zones 4-8. Approx. 10 seeds/pkg.
Start inside 8-10 weeks before planting out. Cover lightly, provide darkness and warmth (21-24 degrees C). Germination may be erratic. May also be direct seeded in early spring or early autumn. Transplant outside in early spring into a full sun location, 24 inches apart.
Echinacea is tolerant of dry soil. Divide every 3 years in early spring. Cut flowering stems to the ground in the fall.