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Echinacea Purpurea

Echinacea PurpureaThe Echinacea Purpurea, also called Purple Cone Flower, is a stately hardy perennial, very pretty when in flower, but hardly suitable for cutting purposes. It likes a rich, light, loam soil and plenty of sunshine.

The roots may be divided in spring, after growth has fairly started. It blooms during September and October. Their height is about 2.5 feet.