Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Yellow Coneflower

Echinacea paradoxa
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Prairie, Glade
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone: 4
Hardy To Zone: 7
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant
Size

Height:

24 to
36
inches

Spread:

18 to
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 18 to
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 18 to
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Plant in the border, native plant garden, naturalized area, prairie or wildflower meadow.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in well-drained soil. Very drought tolerant.
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower, Dried Flower
Basic Description

Each flower stem produces a single bloom with yellow ray petals around a brown cone-shaped seed head. Very drought tolerant.

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