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Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)

The drooping purple petals of this plant can be seen waiving in the summer breeze above the grasses of the Illinois dry prairie. A tough, beautiful prairie species.


  • Acronym: ECHPAL
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: June-July
  • Typical Height: 36"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Soil Preference: Dry-Mesic
  • Root Structure: Taproot
  • Stratification: Cold & Moist for 60 Days
  • Seeds per Ounce: 5,000*
  • IL County Ecotypes we Grow**
    1. Ogle County


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot. Packets are sold as bulk seed, not PLS.

**We have listed the County ecotypes that we grow for this species, this ecotype may or may not be available at the time of your order. If you prefer one of the ecotypes over another please type it into the "Additional Info Section" and we'll provide that ecotype if it's available, if it is not available we will provide one of the other ecotypes listed.

Echinacea pallida - Per Ounce

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