Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Pale Purple Coneflower

Echinacea pallida
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland, Prairie, 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
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant
Size

Height:

24 to
36
inches

Spread:

12 to
16
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 12 to
16
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 12 to
16
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Plant in the border, native plant garden, naturalized area, prairie or wildflower meadow.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in full sun in well-drained soil. Tolerates very dry soil.
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower, Dried Flower
Basic Description

Tall bare stems are topped lavender pink flowers with cone-shaped brown seed heads June-July. Good fresh cut flower or dried flower. Songbirds eat the seed if old flower heads are not removed.

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