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