Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower is a beloved perennial that is perfect for Southeast Wisconsin gardens. This hardy plant features large, daisy-like flowers with striking purple petals and prominent, spiky orange centers. Blooming from midsummer to fall, Purple Coneflower adds vibrant color to the garden and attracts a variety of pollinators, including butterflies and bees.

This plant is easy to grow and highly adaptable, thriving in full sun to partial shade and tolerating a range of soil types, including clay and sandy soils. Purple Coneflower is also drought-tolerant once established, making it an excellent choice for low-maintenance gardens. Regular deadheading can encourage additional blooms, extending the flowering season.

Beyond its ornamental value, Purple Coneflower has medicinal properties and is often used in herbal remedies. Its seed heads can also provide food for birds in the winter, making it a valuable addition to wildlife-friendly gardens. Incorporate Purple Coneflower into your garden for a splash of color and ecological benefits.

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