Echinacea purpurea - Eastern purple coneflower
A strong and striking plant that is also low maintenance and resilient. Echinacea purpurea thrives in sunny locations due to their deep roots and strong stems. Purple blooming flowers attract many butterflies and songbirds.
Historically, indigenous folks and traditional herbalists have used the roots and above ground parts for wound-healing, detoxification, and immune system boosters.
Height: 2-5 ft
Sun: Sun or Part Shade
Bloom color: Purple
Bloom time: April, May, June, July, August, and September