Echinacea angustifolia
(narrow-leaved coneflower)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Steven N. Rodie

Height: 12 – 36 inches


Spread:  36 inches


Location: Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
upright stems show to advantage among grasses; cones provide winter bird food


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Average or Dry

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

narrowly upright; flower heads carried on single stems

Foliage

oblong leaves covered with stiff hairs; medium-bold texture

Flowers

pale purple to pink; small number of drooping petals surround dark cone; June-August

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