Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurpea) Seeds are easy to grow and produce stunning pink flowers. It is a perennial flower and the flowers look like a large, pink black-eyed susan. The Purple Coneflower is used as a herbal medicine. It is used for cold and flu treatments and to support the immune system. Previously, the native Americans used it to treat snake bites. The Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurpea) seeds are grown in the full sun, which is at least 6 hours of sunlight per day, or half shade, which is at least 4 hours of sunlight per day.
They are at least 24-36 inches tall and 1 pound can grow and cover up to 5,000 square feet. The Purple Coneflower grow best in dry, average, and well-drained soil. They tend to tolerate sandy soil, loamy soil, dry soil and clay soil. They are native to North America and are used to attract hummingbirds and birds, and are used most commonly as cut flowers and showy flowers. The ideal growing regions are northeast, southeast, Midwest, southwest and pacific north west. The seeds can be stored in a cold, dry place.