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- Mature height: 2 to 5 feet, with a spread of 1.5 to 2 feet
- Light: Full sun to part shade
- Soil: Dry to medium
- Landscape uses: Naturalized areas, meadows, borders (when planted in masses; often massed with Black-eyed Susans).
- Deer resistance: Low
- Native range here
- Fun fact: Like other flowers of the Echinacea species, this one can be used to make a popular herbal tea.
- Photo: Creative Commons
Pollinator value: Very high. The flowers attract many species of bees, butterflies, and other pollinators.
This showy, easily grown and long-blooming perennial features purple-pink flowers of up to 5 inches in diameter. It is an adaptable plant that can tolerate heat, humidity, drought and poor soil. Blooms June to August.