Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Flora - Flowers - Purple coneflower (Echinacea)

Echinacea purpurea, also known by it's shorter name 'Echinacea' is an herbaceous perennial that grows to approximately 120 cm high. The flower looks like a little sunflower with lila, pink and purple coloured leaves. This flower is also known for its healing effect and is often used in medicines that should improve the resistance of humans. This flower is also known for its healing effect. The glycoproteins extracted from the plant are used in medicines that should improve the immum system of humans.

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Castle Gardens of Arcen (Germany)

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Castle Gardens of Arcen (Germany)

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Castle Gardens of Arcen (Germany)

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Castle Gardens of Arcen (Germany)

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) in Bad Zwischenahn (Germany)