Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Glade Coneflower

Echinacea simulata
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Glade
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Lavender, Pink / Rose, Purple
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant
Size

Height:

24 to
36
inches

Spread:

12 to
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 12 to
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 12 to
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Cut flower
Establishment and Care Instructions
Full sun, tolerant of rocky and very dry situations. Garden soil is fine, just do not water too much!
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower, Dried Flower
Basic Description

Slender, gracefull flowering stems hold the flowerheads above the tidy clumps of strappy basal foliage. Long lavender pink petals droop from the brown cones, flowers in June. Different from the Pale Coneflower in that the Glade Coneflower has yellow pollen and the Pale has white pollen. Both are sun and drought tolerant.

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