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Monday's Flower - Echinacea

Echinacea

Echinacea is a coneflower, a perennial which bloom June - August.   It comes in a variety of  vibrant colors, and makes the garden come alive in the summer.  This plant will grow to a height of 2-5 feet,  love full sun and will grow in fairly dry condition.

What's attracted to the Echinacea Plant?

 

Birds and butterflies.   I am also glad the deer don't find the Echinacea plant appealing.

 

How is the Echinacea plant used?

Supposedly it has medicinal benefits and is available in tea, juice or tablets.  I use it as cut flower to add color to a fresh flower arrangement.

 

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Comment balloon 15 commentsJennifer Fivelsdal • July 28 2014 09:46AM
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