Tennessee purple coneflower

Echinacea tennesseensis

Tennessee purple coneflower, Echinacea tennesseensis, Plant Select
Tennessee purple coneflower, Echinacea tennesseensis, Plant Select
This American purple coneflower is a refreshing addition to summer borders with amazing adaptability to western gardens. Once endangered in the wild, conservation efforts have brought native populations back to healthy levels and Plant Select® celebrates their official, federal recovery. Beautiful purple-pink flowers bloom cheerily during summer, always facing east. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Thrives in a wide range of soils. Be sure to site properly as flowers always face east. Deadhead for aesthetics.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 18-24 inches
Width 16-18 inches
Flowering Season June-August
Flower Color Pink
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 5-7
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2013
Annual Commercial Maintenance Prune back hard in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance.
Elevation Guide Up to 8150 ft