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botanical name:
Echinacea pallida
Echinacea pallida © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cone flower
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Tall, erect stems bear large solitary flowers with narrow, down-swept, purple-pink petals and cone-shaped orangey centres.

cultivation:
Well drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate dry soils and hot conditions.
Deadhead to prolong flowering.

usage:
Extensively used in herbal medicine.

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