New echinacea Cheyenne Spirit

ontnative(5b Can/USDA 4)December 11, 2012

We just received our William Dam Seeds catalogue, and I see there is a new echinacea listed, named Cheyenne Spirit, AAS Winner 2013. Comes in a variety of colours and supposed to have "remarkable vigour". 24" high. Seeds are not cheap, but I might give it a try.

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wmc1

Got mine from Stokes Seeds. $6.96 for 10

    Bookmark   December 16, 2012 at 12:10PM
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ontnative(5b Can/USDA 4)

W.Dam has 7+ seeds for $6.75 or 25 for $12.95. I would rather buy an actual plant (that I can see the colour, etc.) than try to grow this from seed, but still considering the "seed route". We usually buy our veggie seeds from this source, so could just tack on the flower seeds to the order.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 9:06AM
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xaroline(zone 3 Calgary)

And will you be doing a wintersow of Cheyenne Spirit?
Caroline

    Bookmark   January 6, 2013 at 10:46AM
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ontnative(5b Can/USDA 4)

Haven't placed my order with William Dam yet. I may just wait until spring when the nurseries will likely have these plants for sale "in the flesh" so to speak.

    Bookmark   January 12, 2013 at 9:05AM
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carib2008(zone 5)

I sowed mine inside end of January, with only ten seeds I was hesitant to winter sow them. Out of ten seeds only 4 have germinated . I hope to have them blooming this year.

Good luck to everyone who winter sows them.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 7:45PM
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rina_

Hi carib2008

I am wondering if you had luck with your E. Cheyenne Spirit?
If so, do you have any photos?

Anyone else?

Thnx. Rina

This post was edited by rina_ on Tue, Nov 12, 13 at 0:46

    Bookmark   November 12, 2013 at 12:45AM
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