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Petalostemon [Dalea] purpurea  (Purple Prairie Coneflower) is great in gardens or meadows, with funny cone-head-with-a-tutu flowers, attracting many pollinators and is host to the Dogface Butterfly.

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Petalostemon [Dalea] purpurea (Purple Prairie Coneflower)

$ 4.89
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 Prairie Coneflower

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies, Larval Host

Use:  Garden, Naturalizing

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:  Fuschia

Height:  1' - 3'

Notes:  Petalostemon [Dalea] purpurea  (Purple Prairie Coneflower) is great in gardens or meadows, with funny cone-head-with-a-tutu flowers, attracting many pollinators and is host to the Dogface Butterfly.

Native to nowhere in New England, but so fun, I'm including in my selections.  It is native to NY, Mid-West, South and West to the Rockies:  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).


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