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