Purple coneflowers are a must-have perennial in every garden! Large purple-red flowers on long 2-4′ stems bloom every summer for a long period, well past frost. Adaptable to a wide range of soils, gardens, and growing conditions. Three-year-old roots are harvested for medicinal uses. Suitable as single plants or in mass plantings. Helps attract birds, butterflies, and beneficial insects to your garden. Dependable and robust.