Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)


Sold in 4.5″ (1 qt) pots
Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture: Dry to medium
Bloom Time: June to July
Height x spread: 2-3 ft x 1-1.5 ft
Flower: Showy (pink/purple daisy shapes), fragrant
Tolerate: Deer, drought, clay soil, dry soil, shallow-rocky soil, road salt
Attracts: Bees, butterflies, silvery checkerspot, goldfinches

Pinkish-purple flowers that mature in early summer through mid-fall. This plant prefers well-drained, moist loam but is adaptable to various soil types. It is drought tolerant once established and can grow in full sun to partial shade. It is also deer, heat, humidity, and salt resistant. Easily propagated by seed, it will reseed itself in the garden.

Where to see it growing: Willoughby Heritage Farm, Collinsville | Arlington Wetlands | Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park | Belleville Heart Garden

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