Echinacea purpurea

Species

  • Echinacea
  • Echinacea purpurea
  • Rudbeckia purpurea
  • Eastern purple coneflower
  • Eastern coneflower
  • Echinacea purpurea
  • Echinacea liggettii
  • Echinacea purpurea
  • Echinacea arkansana
  • Echinacea purpurea

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Echinacea purpurea, otherwise known as echinacea, is a perennials, perennials plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
pink
purple
darkMagenta
violet
lavender
white
white
lightYellow
Foliage
Herbaceous
This plant is resistant to deer
Herbaceous

Space

Dimensions

Echinacea purpurea can grow from 0.45m to 1.8mm tall
0.45m to 1.8m
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Spacing
0.6
1.2
0.45
0.6

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial
Full

Water

Optimal
Mesic
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.1
7.8
6.1
7.8

Time

Bloom
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Patent information
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season