Can coneflower seeds be sown in August?

Answer Gardeners generally plant coneflower seeds in the spring because the hardy perennial, which prefers full sun, blooms during the summer and into the fall. Seed suppliers recommend cutting the flower... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can coneflower seeds be sown in August

At what point should I give up on seeds sown?

Well, I was thinking the same as you until today. I gave up today! The reason being that the birds are still finding it hard to get food and they were, like a bunch of muggers, pecking the top soil... Read More »

When Do I Sow Coneflower Seeds?

The coneflower has the botanical name of Echinacea purpurea and comes in many hybrid varieties along with the original purple color. You can buy coneflowers either as started seedlings or as seeds.... Read More »

How to Start Coneflower Seeds?

Coneflower plants come in a variety of colors with purple coneflower, or Echinacea purpurea, being the most common. Native to the United States, coneflower grows best in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 9... Read More »

Should coneflower seeds be stratified?

Coneflower seeds germinate better if they are stratified. Stratification is not necessary if sowing in the fall. But sowing in the spring requires stratification, as the seeds need a period of cold... Read More »