White Swan Echinacea Seeds

SKU: SFS-ECH-WHI-ER
Our ‘White Swan’ Echinacea Seed produces a Coneflower blossom that is remarkably refined, called white swan for its feathery appearance as the petals on each blossom go from short, fluffy, new growth to long, gracefully backward arching petals of creamy white, topped by a golden cone. Not quite as vigorous as its pink relatives, though just as heat and drought tolerant, no echinacea garden is complete without including white for startling contrast, both in the bed and in your vases. Approximately 100 seeds per each hand-filled packet. More details...
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White Swan Echinacea Seeds
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White Swan Echinacea Seeds Growing Information

Echinacea Flower Seed is one of the easiest flowers to grow from seed, able to be sown directly into the garden, as they prefer light, full or filtered, to germinate. The best method seems to be using a small implement, or just your forefinger, to create a shallow furrow. Lay the seeds down and water gently but thoroughly. You can very lightly cover them at planting or you can wait until you see them start to sprout to cover them, but they only require about 1/8-inch of soil. Germination normally takes from 10 to 20 days at soil temperatures above 70°F. You will eventually be thinning them to 18 to 24-inches apart. Plants normally flower 16 weeks after sowing, at which time, shear them back and wait for the second blooming! Not bothered by many pests, some gardeners in the East find that Japanese Beetles love their Echinacea. Try our highly concentrated NOCDOWN III to control both the grubs (the larvae) and the adults of the Japanese beetle.


  • Mature Height: 24-36 inches
  • Mature Spread: 15-18 inches
  • Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Mid-Summer-Fall
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Soil Type: Widely Adaptable
  • Annual in Zones: 1-3
  • Perennial in Zones: 4-11
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We also carry a variety of Echinacea Plants in individual 3" pots.


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