Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea
Native: United States
Hardiness: Hardy perennial in USDA zones 3–8
Plant Dimensions: 24″ wide
Variety Information: White flowers appear on tall stems above dark green foliage with 2″–3″ long, drooping petals surrounding a bronze or greenish-gold, cone-like center.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, or as late as 2 months before first fall frost.
When to Start Inside: 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost date (might bloom first year if started indoors).
Days to Emerge: 10–20 days
Seed Depth: ¼”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 18″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 18″