Coneflower Details


  • Also Known As: Purple Coneflower, Eastern Purple Coneflower
  • Botanical Name: Echinacea spp.
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Focal Point, Container
  • Ornamental Value: Pink, White, Yellow, Orange
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Bees, Birds, Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 1.5'
  • Plant Height: 3'


Excellent for wildlife and cut flowers. Medicinal herb. Many new hybrids are available in various heights and colors including green, orange, and pale pink. Some of the selections have unusual flower forms.

Perennial Care Guide

Coneflower Photos