|Light Echinacea purpurea
continental : Place these plants in a sunny place, where they can be exposed for at least few hours a day to direct sunlight.
alpine : We remind to place these plants always in a very bright location, exposed to direct sunlight.
mediterranean : Try to place the Echinacea purpurea in a location well exposed to sunlight all year long.
Fertilize Echinacea purpurea : Fertilizings are given during the vegetative period, from March to October; it can be used a slow-release fertilizer, to be placed on the soil in two different times, once at the end of winter and once at the end of summer. It can be also used a fertilizer to be dissolved in normal waterings every 15-20 days. Avoid fertilizings in autumn and winter.Water Echinacea purpurea
continental : These plants shall be watered regularly from March to October, avoiding excessive waterings and remember to allow the soil to dry out well between two waterings. During cold months we can avoid watering.
alpine : Water the Echinacea purpurea regularly, specially in summer, always allowing the soil to dry out completely between two waterings.
mediterranean : It is advisable to water these plants regularly, using a good amount of water and watering deeply the soil; allow the soil to dry out between two waterings.
Pests Echinacea purpurea : Treatments are applied only in case the parasites are effectively on the plant and avoiding broad-spectrum products; we remind to avoid to apply treatments on plants in bloom, to avoid to kill also the useful insects, together with the parasites.