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Purple Coneflower

Immerse yourself in the vibrant beauty of the Eastern Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), a native treasure cherished for its striking blooms and ecological significance. From mid-summer to mid-fall, this exceptional plant captivates with its slightly fragrant, magenta petals that surround an inviting orange cone, attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to the garden. With its versatility for cutting, mass planting, and drought tolerance, Eastern Purple Coneflower adds both visual appeal and ecological value to any landscape.


Ecological Benefits:

  • Eastern Purple Coneflower is a beacon for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, providing essential nectar and habitat for these vital pollinators, supporting garden biodiversity and ecosystem health.
  • As a native species, Echinacea purpurea contributes to the preservation of local ecosystems and promotes the health of native plant communities, fostering a more resilient and sustainable garden landscape.
  • Even after its blooms have faded, Eastern Purple Coneflower continues to enchant with its seed heads, providing food for birds and a striking winter display that adds texture and interest to the garden.

Growing Details: 
Flourishes in zones 3 to 9 
Height: ~48inches 
Width: ~24inches 
Lighting: Sun, part shade 

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