Tennessee

Echinacaea tennesinensis, front, is native to Tennessee but has adapted well to Pennsylvania. Echinacaea purpurea, ‘White Swan,’ back, is native to the eastern United States and is more familiar to us.

Late summer brings us lots of color in the landscape when it comes to perennials, but the planning begins now. One such plant group that provides late summer color is the plant genus Echinacea, which has become very popular among gardeners.

Lots or work has been done on this genus and it has taken “front stage” in many magazines and catalogs over the last 10 years.

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