With large purple flowers that bow down to spectacular reddish orange cone centers, Purple Coneflower is a hardy perennial that will be a joy in your garden. This perennial flowering plant likes full sun or partial shade and is drought tolerant. Germination tested and packaged for current year.
A robust plant, Purple Coneflowers offer stunning flowers set atop elongated stalks. The harmony of the soft purple petals and the fiery red centers is something to behold.
Plant duration: Perennial.
Hardiness: Quite hardy and can stand drought conditions.
Soil type: Any fertile and well drained soil such as, sandy or any other light soil.
Seed sowing spacing: 6-14 inches.
Seed sowing depth: 1/8 inches below the soil surface.
Seed sowing time: March to May
Seed germination: 2-4 weeks from the time the seeds are sown.
Sun exposure: Complete exposure to moderately shady.
Growth: Easy. In the first year of sowing the seeds, only the plant body develops. Blooming occurs in the next year.
Bloom period: June to October.
Morphology: Plant height: 2-3 feet. Flower color: Purple or Lavender with an Orangish-Red conical center. Flower size: Large, approximately 6 inches in diameter.