Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is a popular perennial, and very easy to grow. It has smooth stems and rough scattered leaves that become smaller toward the top of the stem. The long-lasting, showy flowers form atop the stems with purple rays that droop from a domed, spiny center. In late summer the flower rays fall off, and the domed, center seedhead turns brown with maturity. Echinacea species are used to make a popular herbal tea that is marketed to help strengthen the immune system.
Soil Moisture: Dry, Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 3' - 4'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July, August, September
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds
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