Echinacea angustifolia            (ek-uh-NAY-see-uh an-gus-ti-FOAL-ee-a)

Perennial         Sun      Height 2- 3 feet    Spread 3 - 4 feet                   Spacing 1-2 feet


HABIT:           Brightly flowered perennial that blooms early to midsummer. Flowers are dark pink with yellow centers.

CULTURE:    Carefree and drought tolerant.

USES:             Perennial beds, natural areas, and almost anywhere—it’s a great plant.


PROBLEMS:  Few if any.

NOTES:          E. purpurea is a lower-blooming variety with larger flowers. E. ‘White Swan’ is a white-flowering cultivar. Native Texas wildflower that has powerful herbal uses as an immune enhancer.


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