This robust, drought tolerant
perennial, is one of the very best butterfly attractors!
Blooming profusely for up to two months in
summer, its showy flowers are arranged
individually on sturdy stems with soft purple
petals surrounding an iridescent red-orange, cone
shaped center. An excellent variety for cut
flower arrangements and a major Claybuster!
stratification. Mix seed with moist but
not wet, sterile growing medium. Place
mixture in a labeled, sealed plastic bag
and store in refridgerator for six to
eight weeks. Note: Some seed may
germinate in the storage bag if moist
stratified too long. If sprouting occurs,
plant immediately. Another method is to
sow seed outdoors in late autumn so that
they may overwinter. Approx.
6,600 seeds per oz. - 50 seeds per pack