Echinacea purpurea, Eastern purple coneflower, Native Wildflower

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Echinacea purpurea, Eastern purple coneflower, Native Wildflower

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Echinacea purpurea, Eastern purple coneflower, Native Wildflower
Attractive Flowers:
Average – Dry soil:
Average Wildlife Value:
Beneficial Insects:
Butterflies:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
Drought Tolerant:
Drought tolerant:
Dry-Moist Soil:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Herbaceous plant:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Medicinal Uses:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Perennial:
Pollinator support:
Sandy soil, coarse texture:
Songbirds:
Threatened / Endangered:
Wildflower:
Full Sun:
Botanic Name (s): Echinacea purpurea

Common Name(s): Eastern purple coneflower, eastern coneflower

Mature height :1-3ft

Mature spread:1-3ft

Bloom Color:Purple

Bloom Time:April-October

Sun Exposure: Full Sun Part Sun

Soil moisture: Dry Average

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Sandy soil, coarse texture

Native Habitat: Well-drained limestone, sand, clay, loam. Rocky, open woods; thickets; prairies

Notes: The genus name is from the Greek echino, meaning hedgehog, an allusion to the spiny, brownish central disk. The flowers of Echinacea species are used to make an extremely popular herbal tea, purported to help strengthen the immune system; an extract is also available in tablet or liquid form in pharmacies and health food stores. Purple Coneflower is a showy, easily grown garden plant.

Fragrant Erosion Control Edible Parts Drought Tolerant Deer Resistant

High Wildlife Value: Beneficial Insects Butterflies Songbirds

UPL- Almost never occur in wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Threatened / Endangered: Florida / Michigan

Native Wildflower

Native perennial

Native Herbaceous Plant