Purple Coneflower

Photo credit: Jmeeter

Purple Coneflower

(Echinacea purpurea)



    • 3 feet


    • June to Oct.


    • Native
    • Perennial


    • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

    • Dry to medium

Used by:

    • Butterflies / moths (flowers),
    • Honey bees (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Caterpillars (foliage),
    • Songbirds (seeds)

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Native range in North America:


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