Posted: 21/01/2014 at 09:18
Not patient enough with seeds ...bought my plants. Always looking for best prices though....we have a few good nurseries locally here too.
Yes, you do need to,build up as big a root system as possible before allowing echinaceas to flower. Some varieties really are very poor bred for their brilliant flower colour but at the expense of a decent constitution. They simply just flop.
Why few cultivars able to seed? Many are sterile. So a mixture of old and new seems to be the solution.
Hey! How can you "accidentally" spend £120? Mind you I once ordered 3 digital recorders by pressing "submit" too many times as I checked my order. Hmmmmmm! I guess I really am a sillee billee