Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

A prairie classic! Echinacea purpurea is a drought-tolerant, deer resistant perennial. Coneflowers are widely used today in herbal preparations.

Water: Adaptable, Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Herbaceous perennial 2 to 5' tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Well-draining, fertile loam

Origin: Found only in Eastern and Central North America, where they grow in moist to dry prairies and open woodland areas

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

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