Common name: Pale purple coneflower
This is a must have plant for a prairie planting.
The pale purple flowers are unique compared to other echinaceas.
The drooping flower petals are quite whimsical in appearance.
It has a nice honey like fragrance which attracts butterflies and honeybees.
Looks great when planted with other prairie plants such as liatris spicata
Makes a great cut flower. Deer resistant.
Exposure: Full sun to part
Photos courtesy of Jelitto