Plant in full sun in a spot with well-drained soil.
Add a light application of organic fertilizer to the planting hole.
Set the plants 1 foot apart.
Place the plants no deeper than they were growing in their containers.
Mulch around, but not on top of, the plants with 3 inches of organic compost.
Water well until the soil is completely moist.
CARING FOR PURPLE CONEFLOWERS:
Cut off the base of old flower stems using bypass pruners.
Trim off old leaves in early spring with scissors.
Mulch around, but not on top of, the plants with 3 inches of organic compost in
Water until soil is completely moist; do this weekly in summers with no rainfall.
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