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Photo 5 of 18Purple coneflower. A dependable, drought-tolerant perennial, purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) blooms atop 2- to 3-foot stems in mid to late summer. The protruding flower centers (cones) are butterfly magnets. Cultivars come in a striking array of colors, including orange, yellow, raspberry and white. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9

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