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1. Choose a spot on your property that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day.
2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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Spring-Planted Flower Bulbs (like Gladiolus & Dahlias) will bloom in summer.
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Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ (Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower) provide a mix of flower colors including gold, scarlet, orange, rose-red, cream, purple and yellow. Buy three or more plants to get a colorful blend for your garden.
Tips For Growing Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)
This genus is invaluable for the mid- to late-summer garden, bringing color into our plantings when many spring bloomers have gone green for the season. They are native to the eastern half of the U.S. and are most commonly found growing in prairie habitats.
Echinacea thrive in our gardens when provided with well drained soils, plenty of sunshine and moderate to dry moisture conditions depending on the species and cultivars. Healthy individual coneflowers will grow in the garden for 3 to 5 years. Species and cultivars raised from seed will often reseed themselves to continue their presence in our gardens.
'Rocky Top Hybrid' echinacea, while xeric, appreciates extra moisture provided by some easily accomplished water harvesting techniques. Plant it in a wide, shallow depression and mulch amply or place right up against the north side of a low, wide rock, tilted to shed water on the Echinacea's side.
Fall Care: You can leave the dried seed heads for winter, as they provide food for birds. Echinacea easily reseeds itself. You can cut back seed heads in the fall, where you don't wish the plant to reseed. Spring Care: Cut back the dry stalks to the crowns of the plant in early spring. Pull any unwanted seedlings in spring. They are easy to pull when young.
More in-depth guidance for growing and maintaining Echinacea plants: Purple Coneflowers: Native Grace and Beauty in the Garden and Echinacea: Rocky Top Hybrids, Echinacea - Perennial of the Year.
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
quick to flower, beautiful
By Barb the beekeeper
from Givhans, SC
About Me Getting Started
Comments about High Country Gardens Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit:
I never planted many flowers before. Planted these for my honeybees. They started a little slow, after a month they suddenly put on more leaves and then flowers. And they keep on flowering. Just ordered more and more types of coneflowers. I am really proud of them.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Arrived wilted and almost dead
from Franklinville, NY
About Me Avid Gardener
I opened the box this arrived in immediately having taken it from the hands of the delivery man. The plant was wilted and very dry. I planted it and nursed it, so that by the fall it had a meager bloom. Not the first live plants to arrive in very poor condition. Latest were two milkweeds. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND HIGH COUNTRY GARDENS!
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit
By Dallas Alice
from Denver, CO
I planted this shortly before our second hail storm, so ... one of the plants did not survive, but the other did and did well the rest of the summer. I am looking forward to see how it will thrive next summer!
Not tall as advertised
from Fernandiina Beach, FL
First off, I love love love the colors that these plants produce!! A variety of colors of flowers on one plant? Wow. But. Yesr 2, and my plants are still only 6" tall. They are producing beautiful flowers...on short little stems. Not sure what happened. They are pretty, but not tall, as advertized. Maybe next year?
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
By Con con
About Me Master Gardener
they are beautiful plants
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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