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How To Harvest Echinacea Flowers, Seeds And Roots

By Mary Ellen Ellis

The entire echinacea plant can be harvested and used for medicine and health. Learn here how to harvest your pretty coneflowers, from seeds to roots.

Growing Cutleaf Coneflower – Is Cutleaf Coneflower A Weed

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Cutleaf coneflower is a native wildflower, but that doesn't stop some from finding it weedy. Click here for more information.

What Is A Gray Headed Coneflower Plant – Care For Gray Headed Coneflowers

By Mary Ellen Ellis

The gray headed coneflower plant goes by many names and is a native wildflower. Click here for more information on this perennial plant.

Yellow Echinacea Care – Learn About Growing Yellow Coneflowers

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Echinacea paradoxa stands out from other native echinacea plants. The “paradox” indicated in this variety’s name comes from the fact that it is the only native echinacea to produce yellow petals. Learn about growing yellow coneflowers here.

Coneflower Herbal Uses – Growing Echinacea Plants As Herbs

By Teo Spengler

Coneflowers are pretty plants with big, bright flowers that attract butterflies and songbirds to the garden. But people have also been using coneflowers medicinally for many, many years. Click this article for more information on coneflower herbal uses.

Types Of Coneflower – Learn About Different Kinds Of Coneflower Plant

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Perhaps most commonly seen in beds is the purple coneflower, but did you know there are many other kinds of coneflower? Newer hybrid varieties provide the same durable, easy perennial qualities but with a variety of different flower colors and shapes. Learn more here.

Coneflowers In A Pot – Tips On Caring For Container Grown Coneflowers

By Liz Baessler

Coneflowers are very popular, colorful, flowering perennials. But what about containers? If you don't have the space for a garden bed, will coneflowers grow just as well on a patio or balcony? Click this article to learn more about how to grow coneflowers in a pot.

Echinacea Deadheading: Do You Need To Deadhead Coneflowers

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Also known as purple coneflower, Echinacea has grown wildly and contently for hundreds of years without any maintenance. When I suggest coneflowers to a customer, I am often asked "do you need to deadhead coneflowers?" Click here for the answer.

Companion Plants For Echinacea: Learn What To Plant With Coneflowers

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Companion plants for Echinacea should have similar cultural requirements and can create a bed with attractive blooms for any beneficial insect. To create a lively color bed, choose Echinacea companions carefully. This article will help get you started.

Purple Coneflower Plants: Information On Growing Purple Coneflowers

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

A native to the eastern U.S., purple coneflowers are found in many flower gardens. Planting purple coneflower in the garden or flowerbed draws bees and butterflies. Read here for growing info and care.

Common Issues With Coneflowers: Coneflower Plant Diseases And Pests

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Coneflowers are popular wildflowers found in many gardens. Although they are generally resistant to most pests and diseases, you may occasionally encounter issues with coneflowers. Click here to learn more.

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