pale purple coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)

pale purple coneflower

pale purple coneflower


Common name: pale purple coneflower, echinacea

Botanical name: Echinacea angustifolia

Light: full sun
Height: 12 – 36 inches
Water: moderate to low, thrives with some water
Soil type: well-drained sandy to loamy soils

Perennial wildflower with pale purple-pink (mostly pink) 3.5″ drooping ray flowers with purplish-brown centers in midsummer; medicinal but threatened by over-harvesting



  • pink ray flowers with orange-brown disc flowers in center along garden path
    echinacea in the native garden