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Echinacea paradoxa
Common Name: Yellow Coneflower Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

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This paradoxical coneflower is the only species in the genus Echinacea to have yellow flowers instead of the usual purple. Large, daisy-like flowers with drooping yellow to orange-yellow petals and very large, coppery- to chocolate-brown central cones. Smooth, lance-shaped, dark green leaves. Full sun, average to poor dryish soils.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Glades and prairies in the Ozark regions of Missouri and Arkansas and in Kansas and Texas.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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