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Purple Coneflower provides a whole season of entertainment. From butterfly spotting to bird watching, this gem keeps pollinators and gardeners happy.


At 3-4' tall, Echinacea is lovely in the mid-to back border and in sweeps. Purple Coneflower is happy in full to part sun and has a woody taproot that enables it to withstand drought once established. What seed the Finches do not eat will reseed to keep your Echinacea population growing.


Purple coneflower is a host plant for the Silvery Checkerspot butterfly and Wavy-lined Emerald moth caterpillars.


Tall Pint sizes will bloom next season.

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Growing Now
    • Wildlife Food Source
    • Butterfly and Moth Host Plant
    • Attracts Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
    • Drought Tolerant
  • Sun Exposure Full, Partial
    Soil Moisture Medium Wet to Dry Soils
    Height 36"- 48"
    Spacing 18" - 24"
    Growing Zone 4 - 8 
    Bloom Time July, August, September

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