Description

Purple Coneflower- Native

General Information

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. 

Additional Information

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.

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