Yellow Coneflower

Echinacea paradoxa

Yellow coneflower is the only species in the genus Echinacea to have yellow flowers instead of the usual purple flowers (this being the paradox suggested by the species name). Used in traditional Indigenous American medicine.

Water: Moderate to Dry

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Herbaceous perennial to 3' tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Well-draining soil

Origin: Primarily occurs on glades and prairies in the Ozark regions of Missouri and Arkansas

Yellow Coneflower