Northeast Pollinator Plants
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Purple Coneflower
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Birds
Use: Garden, Monarch Garden
Light: Full Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid-June to Mid-August
Flower Color: Pink Purple
Height: 2 '- 5'
Notes: Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) is well-known and loved, with a long-blooming season, a bit short-lived, but so nice, worth replanting every so many years. Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.
Native to VT, NY MA, CT, Mid-Atlantic, Mid-West and Southern US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).