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#86079 Jul 9th, 2007 at 12:00 PM
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Does anyone know why is so hard to find coneflower seeds at the regular retailers? I only find the whole plants (and are kind of pricey by the way). Does anyone here knows where i can find the seeds on sale?

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My garden centers usually only have the seeds for the purple and white ones. Someone may have some to share.

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There are quite a few coneflowers around my house that are presently on full bloom. I could get some seeds once the season ends, but i hope they are easy to germinate that way.


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There are quite a few coneflowers around my house that are presently on full bloom. I could get some seeds once the season ends, but i hope they are easy to germinate that way.


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dulcimiel80 #86152 Jul 9th, 2007 at 01:12 PM
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I started all my coneflowers from seed. And I am not very good at starting most things from seed, so I'd have to say they're pretty easy.


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i have seeds for purple coneflower. there's still time to get them germinated and growing before the season ends.

do you have something to trade? or you could send a sase.


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Originally Posted by dulcimiel80
Does anyone know why is so hard to find coneflower seeds at the regular retailers? I only find the whole plants (and are kind of pricey by the way). Does anyone here knows where i can find the seeds on sale?

Thank you in advance.

I bought pkg purple coneflower seeds--but I no longer have them. seems to me they either came from my local gardening center or Wal-mart. BUT I have purple coneflowers in my garden as we speak, and if you could wait, I am going to collect seeds this fall. AND I also have seeds from last year, that I am willing to share.

let me know


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Thank you Joclyn and Juniegirl,

Joclyn i dont have much to trade really, so i can send you a sase unless you are interested in some cilantro seeds, sweet peas, or cosmos; had some zinnias but already offered them to someone. PM me either way.

Juniegirl do you by any chance have any white cornflower either in your garden now or in seeds. I can wait until end of season.

thanks again!


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dulcimiel80 #88478 Jul 12th, 2007 at 02:06 PM
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what color are the cosmos?

i also have some of the white coneflower seeds - never did get them planted this year, so i can send some of those, too.


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Joclyn #88497 Jul 12th, 2007 at 02:53 PM
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dulcimie, I believe the plants started from seed don't bloom the first yr. If you'd like I could send a plant,(a small one) depending on where you live. I have plenty of purple and a few white. I almost bought a sunrise today at the farmers market, but decided on a red mandevilla.
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Hey joclyn here is a scanned pic of the seed packet.



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dulcimiel80 #88602 Jul 12th, 2007 at 05:50 PM
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Buzylady i live in Boston MA. Let me know the details of what i have to do from my end to have you send it to me. That's if i am not too far anyway.


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dulcimiel80 #90285 Jul 14th, 2007 at 07:11 PM
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oh, those are pretty!!

the coneflowers don't bloom the first year when grown from seed (neither do black-eyed susans and i don't think daisy does either). after the first year with no blooms, they bloom every year after.

let me know if you still need coneflower seeds!


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Joclyn #91165 Jul 16th, 2007 at 07:02 AM
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Joclyn thank you so much for offering your cornflower seeds, but i would be greedy if i took in more. tkhooper send me seeds from about all the kinds i wanted, cant wait to plant them next year. But thank you so much for offering.!


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