Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower


Echinacea purpurea is one of the best ornamental and deer resistant perennials! It has beautiful bold pink flowers on tall stems and lance-shaped green leaves. It adds great color and texture to landscapes well into the fall.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Native Range: Eastern North America
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 5.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to August
Bloom Description: Purplish pink
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil