Dummy moron at
Wed Sep 2 06:24:34 EST 1998

On Tue, 01 Sep 1998 21:19:55 -0400, Joseph Zorzin
<redoak at> wrote:

>Fidla wrote:
>> My wife and I are attempting to grow Echanicea in an area that has been
>> cleared of white pines and scrub maples for several years now.  We are
>> interested if anyone has any advice about growing this plant.  We are
>> interested in information about soil quality, watering and any other advice.
>> Thank you.
>First tell us dumb foresters what Echanicea is. <G>
A member of the daisy, or composite family; Cone flower, usually pale
purple cone flower commonly used as an herbal medicine (cold remedy, I
believe). I believe, but am not sure, that roots are harvested after 2
year's growth.

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