Echinacea is one plant with great looking flowers to consider growing in the garden, but there are other benefits as well. Echinacea the cone flower is front and center of the herbal medicine world. Its long been used as a medicinal herb, with a confirmed reputation for enhancing immune function.
When growing Echinacea pupurea treat it as a biennial and sown from seed into trays and then transplanted into the garden in spring. It loves full sun and can handle drought and wind.
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