Coneflower Native Purple
Purple Coneflower is an herbaceous perennial in the aster family that is native to central and eastern USA. It may grow 3 to 4 feet tall and produce pinkish-purple flowers that mature in early summer through mid-fall. Several pollinators are attracted to the flower, especially butterflies.
This plant prefers well-drained moist loams but is adaptable to various soil types. It is drought tolerant once established and can grow in full sun to partial shade. It is easily propagated by seed and will reseed itself in the garden.
This is a popular and long-blooming plant for use in the native garden, meadows, pollinator gardens and naturalized areas.
Light Needs: Full sun to Part Shade
Water Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
USDA Zone: 3 – 8
Mature Height: 3-4′
Mature Spread: 2′