Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower


One of the best ornamental and deer resisitant perennials! Adds great color and texture to landscapes well into the Fall.

Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 3A - 10A
Height: 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Spread: 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Full sun
Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom color: Pink, purple, red, white
Bloom season: Early Summer to Mid Fall
Bloom attributes: Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: n/a
Water requirements: Moist to wet
Soil pH requirements: Neutral, alkaline
Soil type: Sandy, loamy
Form: Upright or erect
Landscape uses: Border, container, massing, seashore, specimen
Attributes and features: Attracts birds, native to North America, naturalizing