Echinacea pallida

Echinacea pallida

Pale purple coneflower

Previous scientific name(s): Brauneria pallida, Rudbeckia pallida

Drought tolerant; full sun or light shade. Long lavender rays droop from a dark dome above. An attractive perennial species found in open prairies, on grassy slopes, or along roadsides.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
18 
- 36 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Marginal
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 12 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
16.50 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
117,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Lavender
Blooming Season: 
Summer