Echinacea - Purple Coneflower
- Height: 22-26” Spread: 20-24”
- Bloom: Vibrant purple flowers
- Time: Mid summer through fall.
- Drought tolerant and does not require deadheading to achieve continuous blooming. mid summer through fall.
Use Wildlife: Echinacea spp. attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Use Medicinal: Extracts thought to improve white blood count. Echinacin stops bacteria from forming the hyaluronidase enzyme, which helps make cells more susceptible to infection. It’s a mild natural antibiotic. Small amounts taken a few times daily are better than large dose