“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower / Eastern Purple Coneflower

Garden(s):

LoH2O

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

76 cm (30 in)

Spread:

60 cm (24 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

August, September

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Purple

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Average, Sandy, Clay

Notes:

Lightly scented. Daisy-like flowers with raised centers. Cutting off dead/faded flowers will help prolong blooming season. It will also prevent excessive self-seeding.