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Purple Coneflower

Purple coneflower flowers
Photo credit: Jmeeter

Purple Coneflower
(Echinacea purpurea)

Height:

  • 3 feet

Bloom:

  • June to Oct.

Classification:

  • Native
  • Perennial

Sun:

  • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

  • Dry to medium

Provides food for:

  • Butterflies / moths (flowers),
  • Honey bees (flowers),
  • Native bees (flowers),
  • Hummingbirds (flowers),
  • Caterpillars (foliage),
  • Songbirds (seeds)

Native Range:

USDA range map for purple coneflower
Map credit: USDA Plants Database

Relevant Backyard Ecology Resources: