The Coneflower, also known as “Echinacea”. These stately flowers are only found in the eastern and central parts of the United States. The generic name is a greek word that means “Hedgehog” due to the spiky feel of the flower head. Echinacea is a herbaceous flowering plant that is part of the daisy family. They are a hardy plant and bloom early spring thru late summer.
Language of Flowers; Echinacea means strength or health
Referenced; Wikipedia under coneflowers 9/24/18