We have taken the Echinacea tiger and tamed it,
offering color and forms never before seen. Focusing on garden
performance, strong stems, and RICH, non-fading flowers, TERRA NOVA®'s Echinaceas are fast becoming a new standard.
Echinaceas tolerate a wide range of soil-types,
but all soils must have good porosity and a pH over
5.0. Liquid-feed regimens of 50 to 100 ppm are good
for growing plants.
Echinaceas start to flower at 13 hours of light,
and dormancy is not required for flowering.
Plants started in the fall (September or October)
from a 72 cell size would need to be bulked up for
over-wintering in a 2.5”-3.0” container
size or equivalent cell pack. These can
be quickly finished when potted on after growth
starts in the spring. This step will significantly
cut losses due to overpotting in the fall. This
is not recommended for Northern growers without
heated (overwintering) facilities.