Echinacea simulata (Wavy Leaf Coneflower, Glade Coneflower)

Thin, pale pinkish-purple petals droop from a large spiny, flattened cone and grow on stout stems bearing narrow leaves. 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
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

Clusters of violet purple saucer-shaped flowers grow on green foliage and create a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy blooms of deep lavender to magenta flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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This shorter variety has lavender blue flowers that bloom in smoky purple calyxes in midsummer and hold well into fall. Finely textured soft gray-green foliage is aromatic. Compact upright habit. 28-34″ tall x 36″ spread. Full Sun.

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Gold yellow, brown cone, moderate growth rate, blooms mid summer to mid fall, 2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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From a petite habit of deep green foliage, spikes of pure white blooms emerge in early to mid-summer. If deadheaded, it will rebloom. Compact mounding habit. 10-12″ tall x 12-14″ spread. Full Sun.

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Large golden flowers, dark green foliage. Blooms late summer to mid fall. 3ft x 2ft wide. Moderate growth rate. Full sun to partial shade. Native.

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(Butterfly™ Series) Bright cantaloupe-orange petals that turn to a pale raspberry pink surround a maroon centre cone and grow tall en masse above full, deep green foliage. As the season progresses the tips of the petals lighten to a soft pink. Rapid growth rate.

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

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Intense hot pink or fuchsia petals surrounding a dark brown centre cone grow en masse above full, deep green foliage in a compact, dwarf habit. As the season progresses the petals lighten to a soft lavender pink. Rapid growth rate.

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

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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