Plant of the Month – Purple Coneflower

image014Purple Coneflower – (Echinacea angustifolia)

A robust, drought tolerant perennial, native to the Midwestern and southeastern United States.

Flowers are arranged individually on sturdy, elongated stems with soft lavender or purple petals surrounding an iridescent red-orange, coned center.

Prefers full sun to partial shade in fertile, well-drained soils. Absolutely stunning!!