Common Name: Echinacea, Echinacea Cones, Coneflower

Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea

Family: Asteraceae

Native: North America

Colors: Purple, white, red, burgundy, pink, yellow and orange

Description: Echinacea have daisy-like petals with a raised cone-shaped center with one flower per stalk. These flowers can grow up to 4 feet tall.

Shelf Life Tips: Echinacea have a vase life of seven to ten days. Echinacea are ethylene sensitive.

Fun Facts: Echinacea is used in herbal medicine as a popular cold remedy.

In Season: August-October