Purple coneflowers, also known as Echinacea,are attractive and rugged flowers that draw butterflies and songbirds to the garden!
Bright and colorful, these perennials are daisy-like with raised centers, and it’s the seeds found in the dried flower heads that attract birds as well as butterflies.
They tend to bloom midsummer, are relatively drought-tolerant, and can take the heat! Coneflowers also make great cut flowers! They are found in purple, white, orange, green colors.