ECHINACEA: A Powerful Herb with Immune System Boosting Proprieties

  Common Names: Purple Coneflowers, Echinacea Species:¬†Echinacea Family:¬†Asteraceae   Echinacea species are herbaceous, drought-tolerant perennial plants growing up to 140 cm or 4 feet tall. This perennial flowering plants in the daisy family can easily grow from seeds, rather than being transplanted. CULTIVATION Echinacea seeds grow into a bulb-like structures called rhizomes. Scatter the seeds onto a paper towel moisten with water, then slide the paper towel into a sealed plastic bag and refrigerate for two months. Prepare the garden plot while the seeds go through stratification, then place them…