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Narrow-leaf Coneflower - This coneflower is a powerhouse herb and flower used by Native Americans. Of all the echinaceas, this one was used the most extensively and had the most northern of ranges extending into the Dakotas and throughout most of the Midwest and Central Plains. They all love well drained soil but Narrow-leaf Coneflower is probably the variety that thrives in drier conditions. It is beloved by beneficials and this variety is used most medicinally. Will tolerate clay soils. Plants reach 3-4' tall. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4. It is also known as Blacksamson echinacea as well. It is a host plant for the Ottoe's Skipper which is a threatened speccies.
Botanical Name: Echinacea angustifolia
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors just before last frost. Can also be started indoors and set out as small plants. Seeds can be soaked in warm water for 24 hours before planting. Prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Purple Coneflower does not like to be transplanted as it develops a taproot that allows it to be very drought tolerant.
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