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.