Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida) is a seasonal interest plant with large, pink flowers in early summer. They prefer mesic to dry soil in sun to part sun where they can grow to be 3 feet tall. If the soil it too fertile, they may tend to flop when blooming. They are a good option for dry banks. Companion plants include Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) and Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa).
When in bloom, some stems may need to be staked. Pale Purple Coneflower can be deadheaded if needed, though the seed is attractive to songbirds.