So the last weekend of summer has come, which means that you need to have time to stroll through the Summer Garden in search of the outgoing summer mood.

We continue the story about the plants growing in the beds of the Red Garden. Today Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench – ECHINACEA PURPLE.

We talked about this plant quite recently, and if you missed our video clip, we recommend watching

Small addition. In Europe, echinacea appears in botanical gardens at the end of the 16th century as an exotic plant. Echinacea began to be used to decorate gardens only in the next century. In the middle of the 18th century, Karl Linnaeus attributed this plant to the genus Rudbeckia and named it Rudbeckia purpurea L. In 1794, the German pharmacist and botanist Konrad Mönch isolated echinacea as a separate genus.

Enjoy your walks in the gardens of the Russian Museum.

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