Most known for its proven use as an immune booster and cold preventative, purple Echinacea is a drought tolerant, colorful perennial native flower of Central North America. The large flowers have striking pink/purple petals and umber-colored centers and bloom all summer long. Attracts butterflies and bees.
Growth Form/Defining Characteristics: 4’ tall clumps of upright flowers
Light: Full Sun-Part Sun
Water: Frequent until established, then drought-tolerant
Soil: Rocky, well drained soil or regular potting soil
Hardiness: zones 5-10