Purple Coneflower
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Echinacea purpurea, Purple Coneflower

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Product Description

Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower

  • Orange in the center of purple drooping petals best describes the bloom of the purple coneflower.
  • The coneflower blooms in June to August.
  • The flowers reaching a height of 30 to 40 inches.
  • This coneflower requires average to moist soil.
  • Purple coneflower grows in full sun to medium shade.
  • When planting space 18 to 24 inches.
  • This plant is used in landscaping.
  • The nectar is an important source of food for the Monarch butterfly as well as other species.
  • This plant has been used as in medicinal.
  • The bloom works well as a cut flower.
  • The purple coneflower is a source of nectar for Humming birds, as well as the seed being eaten by many varieties of birds.
  • The plant is a value to Native bees.
  • This seed requires 8 to 10 weeks cold moist stratification.