Known as the Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea is a hardy perennial that can be used as a cut flower, dried edible and as a medical herb.
Most people know Echinacea as an herb that fights all kinds of infection, most commonly used during the cold and flu season.
The Purple Coneflower has a fibrous root system and is a drought-tolerant perennial that is also deer resistant. In strong sunlight, they have a slight fragrance, blooming June through September with the possibility of a re-bloom in the fall.
They mature to a 4' height.
Days to Maturity: 1 year (til usable)
Winter hardy to USDA Zones: 4 to 8, Perennial
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- Echinacea purpurea. Seed Packet 0.50 Grams.
- Days to Maturity: 1 year (til usable). Winter hardy to USDA Zones: 4 to 8, Perennial.