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Echinacea purpurea (NGN)

Purple Coneflower

Large daisy-like flowers with slightly drooping purple-pink petals surrounding large coppery orange cone on rigid stems. Seed heads provide winter food for birds. Name comes from Greek word “echinos” meaning hedgehog.

  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: June, July, August
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 8
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  • Plant Characteristics - Echinacea purpurea (NGN)

  • Attributes

    • Fall Color
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Fragrant Flower
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Dry Prairie
    • Mesis Prairie
    • Savanna
  • Flower Color

    • Pink
  • Flower Hue

    • Medium
  • Flower Type

    • Head
  • Flower Height

    • 3' to 4'
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Coarse
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 3" to 4"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Dry
  • Prune Time

    • Jan/Feb/March
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • 90 Miles From Mg

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