As an herb, you may know this flower as Echinacea (from the Greek word for see urchin, which its spiny seed head earned it). As an ornamental, you may have heard it called coneflower. It's hard to choose between its powerful immune-supporting properties and its perky blooms, so be sure to plant plenty!
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