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Purple Coneflower

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Reviews (3)

  • 5
    Purple Coneflower

    Posted by Sara Jennings on 28th Aug 2019

    They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

  • 5
    Purple Cone Flower

    Posted by Neil Boston on 27th Aug 2019

    these are gorgeous

  • 5
    Plants

    Posted by Edward Walkers on 15th Aug 2019

    unique flowers!

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Description

Purple Coneflower usually reaches 2 or 3 feet in height

Mature coneflowers usually reach 2 or 3 feet in height, making them great for borders. They are beautiful plants to put in a rock garden as well. Their spread typically ranges from 1 or 1.5 to 2 feet, depending on the variety. They bloom in the summer, from June to August. They may occasionally bloom into September. Their flowers are huge and make a highly visible accent, mainly when the plants are grown in a cluster.

Purple Coneflower name comes from the Greek word echino, which means hedgehog, based on the spiny center

The flowers are favorites of butterflies and hummingbirds yet are deer resistant and make an excellent backdrop for lower growing annuals.
Purple Coneflower is a perennial but also easily propagated from seed. Seeds may be harvested to use the next year from mature flower heads. Once established, the plant will have a deep root system.

Coneflower roots and flowers are used for medicinal purposes while the flowers may be used for an excellent herbal tea


Purple Coneflower can be recognized by their distinctive seed head, which forms a cone in the middle of the petals. There are many types of coneflower, with colors ranging from red and yellow to purple or pink. The familiar black-eyed Susan is a type of coneflower.

These annuals are native to North America and grow in most areas of the country. If you live in a zone from 3 to 9, you can produce some coneflower. They are adapted to many soil textures, including rocky soil and shallow soil, and are very hardy to drought and heat. Coneflowers thrive exceptionally well in the Midwestern Plains area, but they can grow anywhere with adequate sun. This means from full sun to part shade.

Botanical Latin Name: Echinacea purpurea
Common Name: Purple Coneflower
Sun Exposure: Sun, partial shade
Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Mature Height: 2-4 ft.
Spread 1-2 ft.
Spacing: 12-18 inches
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Time: July - August
How Long It Flowers: Mid to Late Summer
Flower Color: Purple
Soil Requirements: Loam, clay, or rocky
Pruning: Cut back stems to encourage further blooming

Purple Coneflower