Perennial and hardy to zone 4
One of the very best for attracting butterflies and birds
Plants grow to 3-4 feet tall
Heavy yields of purple-magenta flowers from July through September
Tolerates clay soils
(Echinacea purpurea) One of the very best for attracting butterflies and birds, this showy and easy-to-grow plant adds a flashy touch to the late summer landscape. Blooms heavily from July through September. Will tolerate clay soils. Plants reach 3-4′ tall. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.