That tough as nails but wistful looking pale coneflower is dancing in the garden right now. And with such a lovely fragrance.
The preference is full sun and average to dry conditions. The soil can contain loam, clay, or rocky material. There is a tendency for Pale Purple Coneflower to flop over when in bloom if it is pampered by too much water or lacks adequate support from adjacent vegetation. It doesn’t seem to be bothered much by disease, and withstands drought very well. Development is slow unless ample sunlight is received. This plant can fail to survive the winter if the central taproot is not covered with sufficient soil.
Echinacea pallida is showing off | Gardens of the Wild Wild West
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