ECHINACEA purpurea 'Alba'

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ECHINACEA purpurea 'Alba'

White Coneflower
[White Swan]
Select Item No. RO186

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Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: North America: Ohio and Michigan south to Georgia, west to Oklahoma and northeast Texas.
Special Features: White flowering form of the popular Echinacea purpurea. Beautifully contrasting orange-brown central cones. Good cut-flower. Will produce 2-3 flowers the first year, 6-8 the second year and up to 15 flowers the third year.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: ovate-lanceolate
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 3.57143 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
280
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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