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Pale Purple Coneflower-Wisconsin Native Plamt

Echinacea pallida

Pale Purple Coneflower

Height:    3 - 5 feet
Bloom Time:    June, July
Sun Shade:    Full Sun
Zones:    4, 5
Soil Conditions:    Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture:    Dry, Medium
Color:    Purple
Spacing:    1 foot
The showy daisy-like flowers of Pale Purple Coneflower bloom in early summer and are a favorite nectar source for butterflies and myriad pollinators, including hummingbirds. Later in summer the large seedheads attract goldfinches and other birds.

Plant Care and Notes:

  Prefers soil pH of 6.5-7.0

  Seeds are usually sterile

  Sow seeds outdoors in the fall

  Prefers regular watering