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Echinacea paradoxa

Common Name(s):
Yellow coneflower
Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

 "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.

Season:
Summer
Height:
24-36 in.
Flower Color:
yellow
Foliage:
4-8 in. smooth, lance-shaped, dark green leaves with linear veining; rigid, glabrous stems
Flower:
Large, drooping, daisy-like, yellow to yellow-orange petals and copper to chocolate brown center
Site:
Prairies; dry to moderate moisture
Exposure:
full sun, partial shade
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
yellow flowers, drought tolerant, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 2563

 Echinacea paradoxa Echinacea paradoxa
dbarronoss, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
 Echinacea paradoxa Echinacea paradoxa
Javier Alejandro, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
 Echinacea paradoxa and Gaillardia pulchra Echinacea paradoxa and Gaillardia pulchra
dbarronoss, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0