Echinacea – Coneflower

Echinacea – Coneflower


Echinacea-purpurea-TofCA spectacular perennial and a must-have for every garden in northern New Mexico. In recent years many new beautiful hybrids have been introduced ranging in color from Rosey Pink to Burgundy, Orange to Bright Yellow. Easy to grow in full sun or partial shade, not xeric but drought tolerant if planted in rich, well prepared soil. Butterflies love them!

Type of Plant: Perennial

Distinguishing Characteristics: Stiff-stemmed summer daisies with white, pink, or rose petals and central cones, often fragrant

Water Use: Moderate

Flower Color: Various

Sun/Location: Full to Part Sun