Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Pale Purple Coneflower

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Echinacea pallida

Flower Description:

Large flower heads, 3-5″ wide, made up of 14-20 droopy lavender to white petals that surround a spiny cone-shaped center.

FamilyAster
Season BloomSummer
HabitatFields and meadows which offer full sun. Does best mixed with native grasses.
CyclePerennial
Height2-4'
Leaf DescriptionStem and leaves are coarse haired, narrow lance-shaped leaves and are attached to the plant near its base.
Soil Type All Types
Light Source Sun, Partial Sun
LocationWoodland