Purple Coneflower

The purple coneflower is native to mid-western and southeastern United States. This plant grows best in soil of average moisture and in full sun. A hotly hybridized perennial, its blooms can be a variety of colors. It's also a high-quality source of food for wildlife! Plains Indians observed elk consuming the plant when sick or wounded and followed their lead, using it as an herbal medicine.

Where to find the Purple Coneflower