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Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea

Exposure: Full sun

Color: Purple, pink

Height: 24-36 inches

Spread: 18-24 inches

Attracts: Butterflies, pollinators

Other attributes: Deer resistant. Provides food for songbirds in the winter.

Description: Plains Indians used the root to treat rattlesnake bites, bee stings, headaches, toothaches, sore throats, and distemper in horses. Coneflowers are still widely used today in pharmaceutical preparations.

Size: Quart

Coneflower - Purple

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