Purple Coneflower


Purple Coneflower has 9 species in its genus and all are native to the United States. They are related to Rudbeckia and have very much the same look when flowering. Purple Coneflower have dark green leaves and solitary, daisy-like flower heads. They require well-drained soil, full sun and flowers should be cut off when flowering is complete in order to extend the bloom time. Purple Coneflowers attract wildlife and provide a wildflower or wilderness look to your garden.

Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea
Exposure: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 – 9
Bloom Time: July – Sept
Height: 3 – 6′
Spread: 3 – 6′