Photo Property of Blue Sky Nursery
Photo Property of Blue Sky Nursery

Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower)

Vivid daisy-like flowers sporting rosy purple petals that surround a red-orange cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native