Yellow Coneflower (Echinacea paradoxa)
Yellow Coneflower (Echinacea paradoxa)

Yellow Coneflower (Echinacea paradoxa)

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Echinacea paradoxa

Yellow coneflower is very fragrant and makes a great cut flower for floral arrangements.  It is a compact plant with multiple stems and low basal foliage.

We've had mixed reports regarding whether or not deer like this plant; they may browse it if they're hungry enough, but generally it is considered deer resistant.  Butterflies, however, like it a lot.

Seed:

  • 200 seeds per packet
  • 5,400 seeds per ounce
  • 1 ounce per 200 square feet
  • 15 to 18 pounds per acre


Uses:  cut flowers, butterflies, bees, pollinators, deer resistant
Bloom time:  June

Height:  26 to 36 inches
Space:  16 to 20 inches

Sun:  Full sun
Moisture:  Dry to average

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Echinacea paradoxa
I love this Echinacea! It is not invasive and the flowers are so cheery. In fact, I wish it would self seed more. Bees and butterflies love it. Goldfinches love the seeds which may be why I have fewer plants than I'd like to have.
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Reviewed by:  from Kirkwood, MO. on 1/15/2016
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