Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

  • an icon of the once vast American prairie
  • a "must-have" for any type of garden
  • full sun preferably in a sheltered location
  • 4 feet in height
  • medium-dry soil
  • zones 4 - 8
  • space 2 feet apart; naturalizer
  • blooms June thru August
  • host plant for Silvery Checkerspot butterfly (pictured above)
  • attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
  • NATIVE STATE LISTING for Echinacea purpurea

    AL, AR, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV


PEACE LILY greenhouse & nursery

"Gardening with a humanitarian purpose."

Please visit the group Pollinator Friendly Yards on Facebook.  Leslie Nelson Inman was my initial inspiration.  Hopefully, she will be yours.