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Echinacea purpurea ‘Brilliant Star’ (Purple Coneflower) 20 Seeds

$4.90

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8 in stock

Description

Echinacea purpurea ‘Brilliant Star’ is a cultivar of the Echinacea purpurea species, commonly known as purple coneflower. This perennial plant is part of the Asteraceae family and is native to North America. It is no only cherished for its medicinal benefits but also for its vibrant and long-lasting flowers, making it a popular choice for gardens and landscapes.

Echinacea purpurea typically grows to a height of 60-90 cm with a spread of about 45-60 cm. The plant produces large, daisy-like flowers with striking purple-pink petals surrounding a prominent, orange-brown central cone. The blooms appear from mid-summer to early fall and are known for attracting butterflies and bees.

It has dark green, lance-shaped leaves that provide an attractive backdrop to the vibrant flowers. Echinacea purpurea has a sturdy, upright growth habit, making it suitable for various garden settings, including borders, beds, and wildflower gardens.

Echinacea purpurea thrives in full sun but can tolerate partial shade. It prefers well-drained soil and can adapt to a range of soil types, including sandy and clay soils. Once established, it is relatively drought-tolerant but performs best with regular watering during prolonged dry periods. Deadheading spent flowers can encourage prolonged blooming. It’s also beneficial to divide the plants every few years to maintain their vigour.

 

Medicinal Benefits.

Traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to support general health and wellbeing and maintain healthy immune system function. Commonly used in supporting the immune system to fight illness and help reduce occurrence of common colds. Echinacea is known to relieve common cold duration and relieve the severity of symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections.

 

  • Common name.

Echinacea; Snakeroot.

 

  • Germination.

Echinacea should be sowed about 3-6 mm deep. Keep the soil moist, but not wet, and leave in a warm spot. Seeds should germinate in around 10-20 days at a soil temperature of 18-21°C. Echinacea purpurea does not require any cold moist stratification to achieve a high germination rate, however some other Echinacea species do

 

Disclaimer:

We personally count every seed packet to ensure it contains at least the specified number of seeds. However, mistakes can happen, so please reach out if you notice any inconsistencies.

These seeds are believed to meet the standard viability percentage for their species, sourced either from our own SAB nursery or from reputable, trusted breeders.

Do not hesitate to contact us for up-to-date germination rates or for a germination test to be conducted.

 

Interested in other medicinal species? Check these products out

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Additional information

Weight 0.020 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 0.2 cm

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Description

Echinacea purpurea ‘Brilliant Star’ is a cultivar of the Echinacea purpurea species, commonly known as purple coneflower. This perennial plant is part of the Asteraceae family and is native to North America. It is no only cherished for its medicinal benefits but also for its vibrant and long-lasting flowers, making it a popular choice for gardens and landscapes.

Echinacea purpurea typically grows to a height of 60-90 cm with a spread of about 45-60 cm. The plant produces large, daisy-like flowers with striking purple-pink petals surrounding a prominent, orange-brown central cone. The blooms appear from mid-summer to early fall and are known for attracting butterflies and bees.

It has dark green, lance-shaped leaves that provide an attractive backdrop to the vibrant flowers. Echinacea purpurea has a sturdy, upright growth habit, making it suitable for various garden settings, including borders, beds, and wildflower gardens.

Echinacea purpurea thrives in full sun but can tolerate partial shade. It prefers well-drained soil and can adapt to a range of soil types, including sandy and clay soils. Once established, it is relatively drought-tolerant but performs best with regular watering during prolonged dry periods. Deadheading spent flowers can encourage prolonged blooming. It’s also beneficial to divide the plants every few years to maintain their vigour.

 

Medicinal Benefits.

Traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to support general health and wellbeing and maintain healthy immune system function. Commonly used in supporting the immune system to fight illness and help reduce occurrence of common colds. Echinacea is known to relieve common cold duration and relieve the severity of symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections.

 

  • Common name.

Echinacea; Snakeroot.

 

  • Germination.

Echinacea should be sowed about 3-6 mm deep. Keep the soil moist, but not wet, and leave in a warm spot. Seeds should germinate in around 10-20 days at a soil temperature of 18-21°C. Echinacea purpurea does not require any cold moist stratification to achieve a high germination rate, however some other Echinacea species do

 

Disclaimer:

We personally count every seed packet to ensure it contains at least the specified number of seeds. However, mistakes can happen, so please reach out if you notice any inconsistencies.

These seeds are believed to meet the standard viability percentage for their species, sourced either from our own SAB nursery or from reputable, trusted breeders.

Do not hesitate to contact us for up-to-date germination rates or for a germination test to be conducted.

 

Interested in other medicinal species? Check these products out

Achillea millefolium (White Yarrow) 100 Seeds

Arnica montana (Wolf’s Bane) 10 Seeds

Agonis flexuosa (Western Australia Peppermint Tree) Seed

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