Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) Potted Herb Plant

Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) Potted Herb Plant


Quick description:

aka Purple Coneflower, Sampson Root, American Coneflower, Hedgehog, Indian Head, Kansas Snakeroot, Scurvy Root, Snakeroot, Black Susans, Elk Root


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Description :

Echinacea is easily grown in average, dry-medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. Plants are adaptable and tolerant once established. Plants will self seed in optimum growing conditions. Good as fresh cut or dried flower. The dead flower stems will remain erect well into the winter, and if flower heads are not removed, the blackened cones may be visited by goldfinches or other birds that feed on the seeds.

Type: Perennial
Family:  Asteraceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  3-9
Mature Height: 24-36 inches 
Mature Width: 12-15 inches 

Sunlight: Full sun.
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description:
Bloom Time: Summer-Fall, July-October
Bloom Description:  Pink with cone center

Harvest: Leaf, Flower, Flowering Tops, Root, Whole Plant
Harvest Time: Summer-Fall, July-October

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Cut flower

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