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Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)

Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)

Type: Native Perennial

Height: 2-5'; 1-2' spread

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Flowers: Purple with yellow center

Water: Average, well-drained soils


Showy purple coneflowers bloom through the summer in upright stems and are beautiful to cut. Dead flower stems remain up all winter to support birds. Tolerates deer, drought, clay and rocky soils.

  • Photo Credit

    Arto Alanenpää [CC BY-SA (]

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