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Seed Germination: Coneflower seeds overwintering?

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Dougdugs
CLIFTON PARK, NY

August 19, 2013
9:53 AM

Post #9635142

Do coneflower seeds have to be prepared in any way
to plant them in the spring?I am in zone 5

pollengarden

pollengarden
Pueblo, CO
(Zone 5b)

August 23, 2013
4:23 PM

Post #9639444

Which Coneflower do you have?
Echinacea, Rudbeckia, or Ratibidia? They are all members of the Composite/Aster family that can be called Coneflowers.

blomma

blomma
Casper, WY
(Zone 4a)

August 23, 2013
10:54 PM

Post #9639707

I have started Echinacea from seeds. They require stratification (cold moist) to germinate. I would plant them in a covered container and leave in a shady place over the winter. I do this with iris seeds also. They are in a plastic shoe box and left6 outside all winter on he north side of my house. They sprout in he spring with warmer temps.

1] Echinacea 'Magnus'
2] Echinacea paradoxa
3] Echinacea 'White Swan'

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