Broadleaf Purple Coneflower

Part of the You Can Learn Landscaping and Gardening series.
By Ken Brown
Editor, YouCanLearnSeries.com
Updated:
July 31, 2005

The Broadleaf Purple Coneflower produce summer blooms in purple, pink, crimson-red and white.

You should plant in full sun in well drained areas. They are hardy in hot dry areas and withstand poor soil conditions like alkalinity and heavy soils. They are native American wild-flowers.

Because of the height of the Broadleaf Purple Coneflower, use the plants in the back of the garden to add height and full summer blooms. If you have natural grasses and flowers in your garden, be sure and add these beauties.

Though they withstand dry summer heat, water if they begin to wilt. You can stake the flowers if they fall over.

The hybrids are hearty and strong, but any fallen seeds do not come back true to the parent plant and revert back to the original parent plant. If you must fertilize, make it early in spring before grwoth begins. You can deadhead to lengthen the flowering season, but you will lose the interesting seed cones.


Perennial Full sun
Seeds attract birds Requires little care
Grows 2 to 4 feet high Grows 2 to 4 feet wide
Flowers in summer Flowers in white, purple, pink or red

Click on Purple Coneflower photo to see larger photo.
Purple Coneflower tolerates full sun.
Broadleaf Purple Coneflower adds interest to the garden from June to winter.

    


Click on Broadleaf Purple Coneflower photo to see larger photo.
The Purple Coneflower should be planted in back of garden for height.
Water the purple coneflower when it begins to wilt.

    

The broadleaf purple coneflower grows in full sun and can produce plants from 2 to 4 feet tall. The flowers come in a variety of colors and are in full bloom throughout the summer.


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