Purple Coneflower

Echinacea Purpurea

Echinacea Purpurea is a resilient, fast-growing prairie plant. This flower riddles Illinois’ plains with its delicate purple color and spiny central cone. This plant can survive under a range of conditions and will bloom easily. From dry to wet soil, partial to full sun, humidity to drought.

General Information:

Mature Height:  3 Feet
Mature Width:  2 Feet

Flower Color:  Purple
Fall Color:  N/A

Soil Type:

Dry, Dry Mesic, Moist

Exposure:

Full Sun, Partial Shade 

Bloom Period:

July – August

September – October

 

Attracts:

    butterflies

Pair With:

Prairie Dropseed

Sand coreopsis