Northeast Pollinator Plants
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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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.
Host plant of
VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus pensylvanicus (American Bumble bee)
Introduced and naturalized in VT, NY MA, CT, native to much of the Mid-West: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).