Coneflowers are perennial herbs that are known
for their healing properties.
Other Names: Echinacea, Purple Coneflowers,
Eastern Purple Coneflower, Sacred Plant, Black
Sampson, Narrow-leaved Purple Coneflower, Red
Sunflower, Pale Purple Coneflower,
Coneflower or Echinacea
Descriptions: Coneflowers have daisy like
flowers with raised centers.
Size: Coneflowers grow from 2 to 4 feet
Symbolism: Coneflowers symbolize strength
Grow Details: Coneflowers are considered
easy to grow and can tolerate varying conditions.
Soil Type: Fertile
Rich or Sandy Well Drained Soil
Soil PH: PH 5.0 and 7.5
Water: Drought Tolerant
Light: Full Sun
Grow Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Height: Coneflowers grow 2 to 4
Flower Colors: Pink, Purple, White,
Yellow, Orange, Burgundy, Cream, (all have
Propagation: Propagate through seeds.
Division/Transplants: Divide every
3 to 4 years.
Blooming Period: Mid-Summer to Fall
Herbal Remedy Properties: It is a mild
natural antibiotic, and thought to boost immune
systems. Native Americans used the fresh scraped
root of coneflowers (aka echinacea) for rabies,
snakebites, and septicemia.
Native Area: Coneflower is a native to
North America, primarily the midwestern and southeastern