(Ratibida columnifera ‘Dwarf Red’)
Dwarf Red Coneflower is a native clump-forming perennial flower that is commonly found growing in prairies, plains, and along roadsides of every state north and south of Utah to Ohio. At maturity, this plant reaches the height of 1-3' and features hairy stems, 6” deeply divided green leaves, and long cylindrical cones that have 4-12 droopy petals that are yellow, deep red, or red with yellow streaks. This plant attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, it makes a dye, has medicinal uses, and is great as a cut flower!
(Echinacea purpurea ‘Purple’)
Purple Coneflower is a native perennial flower that is commonly found growing in moist meadows, woods, and prairies throughout the central and eastern United States. At maturity, this plant reaches the height of 2-4' and features stiff stems, narrow hairy leaves, and 3-4” flower heads with drooping purplish pink petals and a spiny orange center cone. This plant can be grown in a container, attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, provides bird forage, tolerates drought and frost, has medicinal uses, is resistant to deer, and is great as a cut flower!