Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.

Echinacea purpurea "Purple Coneflower"

About this plant

Echinacea purpurea is one of the great butterfly magnets of the native perennial garden. Coneflowers are easy to grow in average to dry, well-drained soils. Flowers with large orange-gold spiky centers and strong reflexed rose-pink petals appear in July and August. Very drought tolerant.

Height: 2-4 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Benefits for pollinators: It is a host plant for the Silvery Checkerspot butterfly (Chlosyne nycteis).

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