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Echinacea pallida - Pale Purple Coneflower

Sun Exposure: Sun - Part Sun

Soil Moisture: Medium, Medium-Dry, Dry

Soil Type: Sand, Loam,  Loam-Clay

Height: 3 feet

Spread: 1 - 2 feet

Blooms: June, July

Root: Taproot

Habitat: Prairies, Meadows, Savannas

Landscape uses: Pollinator gardens, Drought Tolerant, Meadow Naturalization

Complimentary Plants: Foxglove Beardtongue, Prairie dropseed, Ohio Spiderwort, Butterfly Milkweed

Wildlife Value: Long-tongued bees (bumblebees, Nomadine cuckoo bees, large carpenter bees, and leaf-cutting bees), butterflies, and skippers are the most important visitors to the flowers. Birds such as Goldfinches eat the seeds. Host Plant: Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly, Wavy-Lined Emerald and Common Eupithecia Moths

Seed Origin: Coldwater, ON (Wildflower Farm seed supplier)

Germination Code:  C(90), F

Echinacea pallida - Pale Purple Coneflower