Plant Life Balance

Get to Know Echinacea

Great for attracting birds and butterflies, the Echinacea is a drought-hardy dream. The roots can be made into tea and they’re a staple of cut-flower gardens.

Position

Echinacea loves the sun, but it can handle a little shade. Grow outdoors, but cut the flowers to adorn your home.

Watering

Weekly watering in Summer if you’re in a dry area. They can handle the heat, but still need a drink.

Care

Cut dead and fading flowers to prolong the blooming period. You can divide your Echinaceas into clumps every 3-4 years, but generally they don’t like to be disturbed.

Also known as

Cone flowers

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