Purple Coneflower- Native
Purple Coneflower is a native perennial plant. It is native to the eastern United States. The plant is great in flower beds, borders, in native plantings or a variety of other landscaping areas. It forms as a clump of foliage, with flowers held above. Oval shaped leaves are typically rougher in texture, with a deep green color. Abundant flowering usually beginning early summer. The flowers are larger, growing up to 5 inches wide. The petals are pinkish-purple in color, with a orange-brown center cone. If left into winter, birds will feed on the seeds in the cone.
Echinacea purpurea grows 3 to 4 feet tall, with a spread of 18 to 24 inches. It is recommended for USDA climate zones 3 to 8. Purple Coneflower does best in full sunlight. It does well with low to average amounts of moisture in well drained soils. It has good drought tolerance once established.
Care & Shipping Notes
NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.