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Yellow Coneflower Echinacea paradoxa

Other plants called Yellow Coneflower:

Phonetic Spelling
ek-in-AY-shee-ah par-uh-DOKS-uh
Description

These delightful golden-yellow flowers are such a wonderful delight to see. These enchanting flowers with their jellyfish appearance are sure to be a sea of delight in your garden. The rich glow of yellow and the delight of a daisy appearance is sure to bring a sunshine glow to your garden.

 "Echinacea"  is derived from the Greek word echinos which means sea-urchin or hedgehog, referring to the pointy cone found in the center of flowers in this genus.

Season:

Summer

Flower:

Large, drooping, daisy-like, yellow to yellow-orange petals and copper to chocolate brown center

Site:

Prairies; dry to moderate moisture

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#drought tolerant#yellow flowers#gold flowers#summer flowers#deer resistant#daisy-like#sunshine
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#drought tolerant#yellow flowers#gold flowers#summer flowers#deer resistant#daisy-like#sunshine
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Echinacea
    Species:
    paradoxa
    Family:
    Asteracea
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Missouri to Arkansas
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    4-8 in. smooth, lance-shaped, dark green leaves with linear veining; rigid, glabrous stems
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer