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Feeling Pink Echinacea Purpurea Seeds

$4.99

Feeling Pink Echinacea Purpurea Seeds

$4.99
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Echinacea hybrida

 

10 Seeds|

 

2016 Gold Medal WInnerThis stunning Echinacea! Feeling Pink is more compact and floriferous than its comparisons in the trials. This exciting new addition to commercial Echinacea is an excellent garden performer with numerous flowers that also continue to perform in tough conditions such as wind, heat and dry soil. Blooming from May-June until September-October, the flowers attract bees and other insects and are also suitable for cutting. Feeling Pink, perfect to perk up your patio or garden throughout the summer. A Gold Medal signifies a breakthrough in breeding. This award is only given to varieties that truly excel in innovation, beauty, use and overall performance in the Fleuroselect trials. In addition to the striking color in Feeling Pink, the jury especially noted the compact plant habit and superb floriferousness therefore awarding this new Echinacea purpurea a well-deserved 2016 Gold Medal. Height of 20 inches with a plant spread of 16 inches.Flowers are showy that are fragrant in your garden.  Deadhead faded flower stems to ensure more flowering throughout the season. Excellent as a cut flower. Seems to be Deer Resistant in the trials.  Feeling Pink is earlier flowering and the numerous pink flowers contrast strikingly with the deep green foliage. Consumers will love this beautiful Echinacea because of its fantasatic garden performance and abundance of flowers. Feeling Pink Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Tips on How to Grow Echinacea (Coneflower)

When to start outside:

 

 

  • Sow in early spring, cover seed with 1/8" soil 3-4 weeks before average last frost. Germination 10-20 days.
  • Maintain a temperature of 70-75° F during germination
  • Can plant as late as 2 months before first fall frost. 
  • If started early, Echinacea will bloom the first year.

 

 

When to start inside:

 

 

  • Sow 8 weeks before average last frost.It may take up to 2 months to germinate (May bloom 1st year if started indoors.)
  • Sow outdoors anytime in spring or summer, up to two months before first fall frost
  • Photoperiod response: intermediate-day plant will flower most rapidly and uniformly at 13-14 hours daylength.
  • Vernalization: not required but beneficial as flowering will occur two to three weeks earlier following a minimum of ten weeks cold treatment.
  • Flower timing: Sown in January as Spring production will flower naturally in middle to late June. Sown from July to early September for overwinter production; will flower late May to early June of the following year

 

 

 

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