Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Echinacea pallida

 


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Drought Tolerant
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Echinacea pallida (Asteraceae)
(ek-in-AY-see-a PAL-le-da)
Pale Purple Coneflower

In early summer, 2-3", pale-lavender, slender ray flowers droop gracefully on this beautiful 3-4' lance-leaved prairie native. An elegant coneflower that is more subtle than E. purpurea. Beautiful in the meadow garden with grasses and yarrows.

Bloom color: pink
Bloom period: early-summer
Height: 3-4'
Spread: 2-3'
Zones: 4-8

Container size: Qt.
Price: $9