Purple coneflower

$5.50

Echinacea purpurea

Out of Stock for 2021. Please check back in Spring 2022.

Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: dry to medium
Soil: loam
Mature Height: 4 feet

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Description

An adaptable, easy to grow wildflower for your garden. Grows in a variety of soil types and moistures, but is intolerant of long dry periods and might begin to droop. The stunning blooms are long lasting throughout the summer. Highly attractive to the Monarch Butterfly and large seed heads attract small birds later in the season. Grows nicely alongside prairie grasses and Black Eyed Susan.

Historically used to treat snake bites, headaches, and sore throats. The flower is still used today for pharmaceutical purposes, with respiratory relief being one of the more common areas.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 4 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

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Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Dry, Medium

Soil Requirements

Loam, Clay Loam to Sandy Loam

Pollinators

Bees, Birds, Butterflies

Flower Colour

Pink

Bloom Period

Summer