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Scientific name: Echinacea purpurea       ek-i-na-se-a  per-pu-re-a

Common name: Purple Cone Flower

Design Characteristics

Height  >36"
Spread  24-36"
Form  upright clump
Texture  medium
Flower color  purple
Leaf color
& texture
 green
 rough surface
Time of bloom  July-August

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun
Soil
requirement
 well drained
Propagation
method
 divide spring or fall every
 4 years
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  back of border
 good cut flower
Comments  attracts butterflies
 long, continual bloomer
 trouble free