Narrow-leaf Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) in the Coneflowers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


All About ConeflowersAll About Coneflowers
August 16, 2015

Easy to grow, beautiful to look at, preferred by butterflies, and good for the body. Every garden should include Echinaceas!

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Plant Events from our members
Weedwhacker On April 13, 2015 Seeds sown
Weedwhacker On March 27, 2015 Seeds sown
MrsBinWY On April 28, 2019 Seeds germinated
15 of 16 - suggests 90 days of cold, moist stratification may not always be necessary
MrsBinWY On March 12, 2019 Seeds sown
WS 16 seeds (C90) from Prairie Moon in milk jug @ room temp
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The butterfly on your coneflowers by arctangent Jan 8, 2020 1:57 PM 1
Sharing the springtime blooms.... by pod Aug 31, 2018 2:00 PM 27
May 2016 Butterflies, Moths & Larva by mellielong May 31, 2016 9:36 PM 249
Are you adding any new perennials of any kind this year? by SongofJoy May 13, 2012 6:47 AM 130
Echinacea (coneflower) - Which ones have you had success with? by JuliaNY Jun 19, 2017 5:07 PM 77

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