Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)

Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)

This coneflower blooms in early summer and is long-lived. The seeds attract songbirds throughout fall and winter–the type of natural birdseed that provides enjoyment for birds and people year after year.

Details

Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Dry
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    June, July
Color:    Pink
Spacing:    18″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators

Design Tips

Pale Purple Coneflower eventually forms large clumps with many tall flowers. The seed heads are attractive in fall and winter, and the seeds provide food for birds.

Companion Plants

White Wild Indigo
Prairie Coreopsis
Butterfly Milkweed
Little Bluestem