Eastern Purple Coneflower Picture

Large fragrant showy daisy-like flowers on long stems with swept-back reddish purple rays surrounding copper colored centers from June through October, coarse leaves up to 6" long, attracts butterflies & hummingbirds, host plant for Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis) as well as several moths, birds love (!) the seed heads, heat & drought tolerant, salt tolerant, good rain garden plant.

Dry To Average Moisture
Sun To Part Shade
2-4 foot
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 2a-10b

Native Range: NY, MI & WI, south to LA & the FL panhandle. Rare in FL & MI

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Eastern Purple Coneflower 3.5 inch pot $11.25 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

Eastern Purple Coneflower Seed Packet $5.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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Eastern Purple Coneflower Drawing

Eastern Purple Coneflower Picture

Eastern Purple Coneflower Picture