Eastern Purple Coneflower
This wonderful plant, has showy pink-purple flowers with a burnished copper coloured centre. Hummingbirds love the nectar in the summer and later on, small birds enjoy the seeds.
The oil from the root is used for boosting the immune system and also is reputed to have strong aphrodisiac properties.
Heigth: 2-4 Feet
Blooms: July to August
Bloom Colour: Purple
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Moist, Average Soil
Habitat: Meadows & Prairies