Scientific Name: Echinacea purpurea cvs. (incl. hybrids)
Common Name: coneflower
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Garden origin, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Heavily veined, Rugose, Lanceolate, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), White, Orange, Yellow, Green, Purple, Pink, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Black, Oct, (Persistent)
Key ID Features:
Leaves ovate, toothed; flower head with cone shaped receptacle.