Echinacea pallida
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Hardiness Zone: 3-10 Height: 0.6-0.9 metres; 2-3 feet Spread: 0.3-0.5 metres;1.0-1.5 feet Sun: Full sun to part shade Water: Dry to medium Wildlife: Attracts butterflies; birds Bloom Colour: Pale purple Tolerates: Deer, drought, clay soil, dry soil, shallow, rocky soil Culture: Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). Freely self-seeds if seed heads are left in place. Noteworthy Characteristics: The dead flower stems of this species will remain erect well into the winter and, if flower heads are not removed, are often visited by goldfinches who perch on or just below the blackened cones to feed on the seeds. Garden Uses: Mass in the border, native plant garden, naturalized area, wildflower meadow