Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Echinacea paradoxa


Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flowers
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies

Echinacea paradoxa (Asteraceae)
(ek-in-AY-see-a par-a-DOX-a)
Yellow Purple Coneflower

This prairie species is a rare form of Echinacea with gracefully drooping rays of warm yellow. Flowers mature into spiky cones, providing plenty of seed for birds. A tough plant for full sun and lean soils, and a parent of many Echinacea hybrids.

Bloom color: yellow
Bloom period: early-summer
Height: 3-4'
Spread: 2-3'
Zones: 4-9

Container size: Qt.
Price: $12
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