Echinacea purpurea – “Purple Coneflower”

Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea

Common Name: “Purple Coneflower”

Characteristics:

Height: 2.5 to 3 Feet

Spread: 2 Feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: May-Sep

Description:

Large, reddish-purple Daisy flowers with prominent, bronzy central cones are produced on sturdy, 2.5- to 3-feet tall stems. This native herbaceous perennial is easily cultivated in most well-draining soils. It is a good choice for the back of the border or for naturalizing areas in the landscape. A good cut flower.

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