• Description: Flowering perennial, growing up to 1.5m tall, with purple daisy-like flowers up to 15cm wide.
  • Habitat: Grows in plant hardiness zones 3-9. Drought-tolerant; requires full sun.
  • Edibility: Blooms mid-summer to mid-fall. All parts of the plant can be used for various applications in herbalism. The aerial parts can be juiced and the root is often used in tinctures and teas.
  • Fun Fact: Purple coneflowers grow fast and are great at attracting pollinators. Flower production is better in poor soil; fertile soil will result in lush foliage and poor flowering.

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