Echinacea purpurea  ~ Purple Coneflower - Delivered By ServeScape
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Echinacea purpurea ~ Purple Coneflower-ServeScape

Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower


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  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Purple Coneflower is a coarse, hairy native perennial with an upright clumping habit with strong stems that do not need staking.  The dark green foliage is broadly lance-shaped.  Purple Coneflower has showy daisy-like purple coneflowers with downward arching petals with an orange center cone that blooms throughout summer. 

The long lasting flowers are a nectar favorite and attract several butterflies and bees, while spent stems will stay erect and attract birds.

Although it blooms in summer, echinacea is a great ally during cold and flu season. The fresh root is indicated for virus and infection, internally and topically.* The flowers are also edible and make for a vibrant salad! 

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2' - 5’

Spread: 

1.5' - 2’

Spacing: 

1.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 8

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest: 

Summer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Susceptible to aster yellows disease and eriophyid mites.  Heat and drought tolerant.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardenRock Gardens, Groundcover, Native Gardens, Medicine Garden, Kitchen Garden, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Bee Balm, Liatris, Baby’s Breath

IMAGES: H. Zell, Echinacea purpurea 001, CC BY-SA 3.0, (2) Arto Alanenpää, Echinacea purpurea Punahattu Arto AlanenpääCC BY-SA 3.0, (3) Eric HuntEchinacea purpurea Grandview PrairieCC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

*ServeScape does not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.


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