This is a great plant for well-drained, sunny sites. It has a nice form with long-stemmed, fragrant flowers. This is very similar to pale-purple coneflower, but glade coneflower has a more intense flower color and blooms a week earlier. Also, it has yellow pollen while pale-purple has white pollen.Glade coneflower is a favorite for wildlife; butterflies and bees swarm the flowers and goldfinches favor the seeds.
Uses: pollinators, wildlife, drought resistant, birdsBloom time: JuneHeight: 26 to 36 inchesSpace: 16 to 20 inchesSun: Full sunMoisture: Dry to average