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Purple Coneflower
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Purple Coneflower

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Growing Zones: 3-8
Growing Zones: 3-8
Mature Height: 2-3 ft.
Mature Width: 1-2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Blooms: Summer
Spacing: 1-2 ft
Botanical: Echinacea purpurea
Cannot Ship to: AZ, LA

Colorful Blooms Attract Wildlife


Flashy late summer color and delicate butterflies are the hallmarks of the Purple Coneflower. Tall, stately blooms are very attractive to birds, beneficial insects and people alike.

This vigorous plant needs only an average amount of water and it will reseed itself for the next season. Spiking up to three feet from a low, mounding plant, Purple Coneflower will produce blossoms with a rusty, cone-shaped center surrounded by long, oval petals in shades of magenta and rich lavender. Each impressive flower measures from 2 to 4 inches in diameter.

Purple Coneflower will tolerate most soil conditions, even clay, but it will do best in a well-drained spot. It will need plenty of sun to bloom abundantly, which it will do from July into September. It won’t mind the heat of summer.

The spent flowers will subside to interesting, prickly seed heads. You can save the seeds to start indoors in late winter or leave them on the plant for winter interest and bird food. The seeds that reach the ground will likely produce volunteer plants for the next season.

The true glory of this plant is the bloom it holds aloft. The foliage is a bit plain alone. It’s best to plant it in a bed with other low blooming flowers to give it camouflage and allow the flowers to glow up above the others.


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