The Coneflower is a popular perennial that endemic to the regions of North America. It has hairy, 2 to 3 foot stem with saw-toothed edges. Blooms are showy, daisylike, 2 or more inches across with raised centers. The Coneflower comes in different color shades such as red, purple, pink, lavender, orange and white. Coneflowers bloom from midsumer until frost and very atractive to butterflies and birds.
The Coneflower is an easy to grow plant that commonly grown in many flower gardens. The Coneflower grows in a large, upright clump and is excellent in borders and beds. This popular perennial grows well in a variety of conditions although do best in a good, moist soil. Coneflowers do well from full sun to light shade.
Coneflowers have long, study stems and are excellent for cutting. These flowers have beautiful blooms and last a long time in a vase. Coneflowers also make good dried flowers.
The Coneflower is also commonly grown and used for its medicinal value. It is widely used as a herbal remedy and as a painkiller for a variety of ailments, including toothache, burns, external sores, cramps, coughts, colds and sore throats. Coneflowers are used to make a popular herbal tea that can also strengthen the immune system.
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