Pale Purple Coneflower
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Not Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Eastern North America
Compounds in the roots of some Echinacea species stimulate the human immune system to help fend off internal and external infections.
Source of plant
Veronica's Garden, Cornell Botanic Gardens, Bluebird Nursery Inc., Sunny Border Nurseries
Plant to 1m in height; leaves to 20cm long, 4cm wide, linear-lanceolate to elliptic, entire, the base attenuate; capitula solitary, ray florets purple.
USDA Hardiness Zone