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Purpurea (Coneflower) Seeds

(Echinacea purpurea)

Perennial North American native in the Asteraceae family, used medicinally worldwide. Rich purple coneflower in late summer, sow spring to autumn in warmer climates. Grows in full sun or partial shade. Helps to cold stratify (store in fridge) at 5°C for 7 days but not so critical as Echinacea angustifolia. Therapeutically, Echinacea has been shown in clinical trials to be a powerful immune system stimulant with anti-inflammatory properties. Useful in cold, cough, flu states, rich with antioxidant, antiviral and antibacterial activity. The whole plant - above and below ground - is used in making teas and tinctures. Root is stronger source of medicinal components after 2 years in the ground.

Seed count: 220/g.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (90 seeds) $3.90
Select Organic (certified ACO 10457)
Packet (90 seeds) $4.40
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restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Echinacea seed count is 220/g. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.






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