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  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information here to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.

~ Echinacea pallida, Pale Purple Coneflower

Echinacea pallida 

Pale Purple Coneflower

  • Average to very dry soils
  • Full Sun or very light shade
  • 36” tall, 10” to 18” wide
  • Mid summer blooming
  • Beginner Friendly, Meadow or Dry Meadow ecosystems

With a historical range that includes the mid west prairie ecosystems, Echinaceas are introduced in Ontario but are both extremely well adapted to garden conditions and hugely popular with local pollinator species.

Slightly earlier blooming than their cousins Echinacea purpurea, this Coneflower has a distinctive texture, with narrow, drooping flower petals and narrow, rough leaves. They thrive in hot, dry settings and are loved by bees and butterflies, as well as by seed feeding bird species.

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing https://www.prairiemoon.com/echinacea-pallida-pale-purple-coneflower-prairie-moon-nursery.html for more details.


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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality
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