Narrow-leaved Coneflower, Black Samson Echinacea Echinacea angustifolia
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Narrow-leaved Coneflower, Black Samson Echinacea
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In Stock: 0.21 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
can be spring or fall sown.
In a Nutshell:
* Echinacea angustifolia ( Narrow-leaved purple coneflower , blacksamson echinacea ) is a herbaceous plant species in Asteraceae . The plants grow 40 to 70 centimetres (16 to 28 in) tall with spindle-shaped taproots that are often branched. The stems and leaves are moderately to densely hairy. more...
* Rose-purple 2"-3 1/2" daisylike flowers; native to central North America.
* Echinacea is one of the world's most important medicinal herbs. Research shows that it has the ability to raise the body's resistance to bacterial and viral infections by stimulating the immune system. It is also antibiotic and helps to relieve allergies. more...
* Plants in this genus were probably the most frequently used of all North American Indian herbal remedies. They had a very wide range of applications and many of these uses have been confirmed by modern science. The plant has a general stimulatory effect on the immune system and is widely used in modern herbal treatments. There has been some doubt over the ability of the body to absorb the medicinally active ingredients orally (intravenous injections being considered the only effective way to administer the plant), but recent research has demonstrated significant absorption from orally administered applications. In Germany over 200 pharmaceutical preparations are made from Echinacea. more...