Those interested in natural remedies may know purple coneflower equally well by its Latin name, Echinacea purpurea....
Purple coneflower picture.
The herbal extract from purple coneflower is reputed to be effective in promoting immune system health. In wildflower gardens, purple coneflower is valued for the purplish color of its petals, which radiate from the sturdy "cone" for which this wildflower is named. Spring is the recommended time to divide this perennial