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Purple Coneflower

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Echinacea purpurea, Purple Coneflower

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Echinacea purpurea

Flower Description:

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

Season BloomSummer, Fall
HabitatDry, sun, meadows, roadsides
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are 3-veined, coarsely toothed. They can be as large as 5" wide and 8" long. They are rough to the touch because of many small hairs.
Soil Type All Types
Light Source Sun, Partial Sun