What is this plant?

Asked April 24, 2018, 1:29 PM EDT

The attached is a picture of a plant donated to the Edgemere Senior Center in Baltimore. They called it a "Cone" Plant and that it is a perennial. Can you tell me anymore about this plant?

Baltimore County Maryland

1 Response

This is more commonly called 'Purple Cone Flower (Echinacea purpurea). This is a tough wildflower, native to Maryland. It's visited by pollinators and butterflies. Click here for the basic info: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c580