Echinacea pallida

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Pale Coneflower

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Tall stems topped with lavender-pink flowers with drooping petals. Cone-shaped brown seedheads are a source of food for songbirds.
Drought tolerant for gardens, natural areas, prairies or meadows.

Height

2-3 Feet

Spread

2 Feet

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

june-july

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant away from standing water

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Pink Tickseed (Coreopsis rosea), Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Three-lobed Coneflower (Rudbeckia triloba), Little Blue Stem (Schizachryium scoparium), Prairie Drop Seed Grass (Sporobolus heterolepis), Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis), Autumn Moor Grass (Sesleria autumnalis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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