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Directory of Wildflowers

Pale Purple Coneflower
Echinacea pallida

Pale Purple Coneflower
Pale Purple Coneflower

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
2 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Lavender
 
Bloom Season
June - July
 

Features

Large, pale purple or lavendar daisies with narrow, reflexed petals and a prominent cone in the middle.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained sites. Pale Purple Coneflower is tolerant of drought and heat.

Notes

Found in prairies and savannahs. Listed as threatened in Wisconsin.