This perennial can grow into clumps 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Blossoms can measure up to 3 inches across and plants feature dark green, coarse foliage. Large purplish-brown centers are skirted by lavender to purple petals. This plant will draw butterflies all summer, is drought-tolerant, and pest and disease resistant. USDA Zone 3-9TOH Tip:
This is the plant immunity-boosting that Echinacea is derived from. You can pick and dry these to add to a tea recipe.