Echinacea purpurea – “Purple Coneflower”

Botanical name: Echinacea purpurea
Common name: “Purple Coneflower”

Characteristics:

Size: 2.5-3′ x 2′
Light: Full sun/pt shade
Bloom: May-Sep

Description:

Large, reddish-purple daisy flowers with prominent, bronzy central cones are produced on sturdy, 2.5-3′ stems. Easily cultivated in moist but 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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