Purple Cone is a popular species of flower, which is North American native, easy to grow with daisy like flowers having shades of rich rosy pink and it grows well in summer and attracts the butterflies. It is a summer flower that blooms in best way in late summers in June and July with their beautiful sights looks soothing in summer.
In the winter season the dead stems of Echinacea Purpurea remain stiff and in case the flower heads are no removed, mostly on the flower heads the goldfinches sit to get their feed from the seeds.
This American Native flower species is extensively used in making of herbal medicines as it is found by research and being heard from last 400 years ago that it’s a good medicine to treat all kinds of infection and wounds in general.
Now a day except the latest innovations in medical science the use of this flower in symptoms of common cold and flu is still effective and recommended in case of cough, fever and sore-throat. Many herbalists advised to use this species of flower to make strong the immune system of body to resist against the infectious diseases.
Normally very easy to grow this plant in well-drained soil dry to medium and under a sun with partly shade over it can give it an ideal environment to grow quickly, the plant is resistant against the heat, humidity or drought and poor soil. Normally it is self-seed flower if some of the head seeds left at the place it automatically grown up.
One of the most interesting things about it is that the plant is not useful in enhancing the beautiful looks but attracts the butterflies coming at that place regularly.