Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)
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Echinacea purpurea (NGN)

Purple Coneflower

Large daisy-like flowers with slightly drooping rose-purple petals surrounding large coppery orange cone on rigid stems. Seed heads provide winter food for birds. Name comes from Greekword "echinos" meaning hedgehog.
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: June,July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22573.1G #1 1283
22573.38 38 Flat 88
22573.PT View Current Crop Photo 10 Flat 55
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Flower Color
Pink
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Head
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Coarse
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 4"
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Desmodium illinoense