Echinacea tennesseensis

From - Plant Encyclopedia and Gardening wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
 Echinacea tennesseensis subsp. var.  Tennessee Purple Coneflower
Echinacea tennesseensis.jpg
Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
Height: cm to 75 cm
Width: warning.png"" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. to warning.png"" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.
Lifespan: perennial
Origin: Populations are distributed among three counties in Tennessee, USA
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer, early fall
Exposure: sun
Water: moderate, dry
Features: flowers, bees, cut flowers, butterflys, drought tolerant
Hidden fields, interally pass variables to right place
Minimum Temp: °Fwarning.png"°F" is not a number.
USDA Zones: 3 to 8
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: purple
Asteraceae > Echinacea tennesseensis var. ,

Echinacea tennesseensis (Tennessee coneflower) is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, endemic to the cedar glades of the central portion of the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is also known as the Tennessee purple coneflower. It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 75 cm tall. The leaves are hairy, lanceolate, and arranged in a basal whorl with only a few small leaves on the flower stems. The flowers are produced in a capitulum (flowerhead) up to 8 cm broad, with a ring of purple ray florets surrounding the brown disc florets.



Seeds are placed in cold moist stratification. Germination occurs at 20D/10N C alternating temperature cycle. Germination was greater in light than dark.

Pests and diseases

Japanese Beetles, Thrips



If you have a photo of this plant, please upload it! Plus, there may be other photos available for you to add.


External links

blog comments powered by Disqus
Personal tools
Bookmark and Share