Echinacea paradoxa

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Will begin shipping Apr 3rd 2023 . Ship by date varies based on your location, hardiness zone, and the maturity level of the plant. If you have a specific shipping time request, please add it in the comments for your order.

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Common Name:
Coneflower, Yellow Coneflower
Plant Type:
Sun to Part Sun
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Garden Height:
30-36 Inches
Garden Spread:
12-18 Inches
  • narrow petals
  • one of earliest coneflowers to bloom
  • yellow coneflower

Echinacea paradoxa is a yellow coneflower not to be confused with Rudbeckias, which bloom a little later.  Native to the Ozarks. 

Uses: Mass Plantings, Landscapes, 
Nature Attraction: Butterflies, Songbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Native, Cut Flower
Growth Habit: Upright

Homeowner Growing Tips: Coneflowers like it sunny and hot. They can tolerate light shade, but they will produce fewer flowers and the plants will be weakened. They will grow in any well-drained soil, though light and loamy soils are best. They are drought tolerant once established, and if properly cared for they will form an attractive colony that will live for years to come. Deadhead occasionally to encourage continuous blooming. In early spring, cut spent material down to the ground.

Review (1)

  • Great plants

    Posted by Joanna C. on Sep 29th 2021

    I just received two of these plants and they are so healthy. I am excited to see next years blooms on these. I like that they are native to the US and should be great in my butterfly garden.