Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea
Native: Eastern and central U.S.
Hardiness: Hardy perennial in USDA zones 3–8; grown as an annual in warmer zones.
Plant Dimensions: 3’–4′ tall
Variety Information: 2″–3″ long, drooping lavender petals surrounding a purple/maroon/brown conical center on tall stems above foliage.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant