Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

Lots of rosy purple flowers with non-drooping petals around a brown cone-shaped seed head.
Culture: Very easy to grow. Adapts to many soil types and grows well in full sun or light shade. Remove seed heads after flowering if self-seeding is not desired.
Native Environment: Savanna and Woodland
Height: 24 to 36 inches
Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Color: Purple
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Medium Sun/Average Shade
Season of Interest: Mid (May - June), Late (July - frost)
Soil Moisture: Average/Moderate
Wildlife Benefit: Food/Birds, Butterfly Nectar
Nature Attracting: Butterfly, Hummingbird, Songbird
Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Medicinal