Echinacea - Purple Coneflower

Echinacea 

  • 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.

Benefit

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