- Common Name(s):
- Yellow coneflower
- Perennials, Wildflowers
"Echinacea" is derived from the Greek word echinos which means sea-urchin or hedgehog, refering to the pointy cone found in the center of flowers in this genus.
This plant is resistant to predation by deer.
- 24-36 in.
- Flower Color:
- 4-8 in. smooth, lance-shaped, dark green leaves with linear veining; rigid, glabrous stems
- Large, drooping, daisy-like, yellow to yellow-orange petals and copper to chocolate brown center
- Prairies; dry to moderate moisture
- full sun, partial shade
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2563