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botanical name:
Echinacea paradoxa
Echinacea paradoxa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Yellow Cone Flower
synonyms:  Brauneria paradoxa, Echinacea paradoxa var. paradoxa, Echinacea atrorubens var. paradoxa
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Sturdy upright habit. Large solitary flowers with down-swept, golden yellow petals and large cone-shaped dark brown centres, borne on erect stems in summer.

cultivation:
Well drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate dry soils and hot conditions.
Deadhead to prolong flowering.

propagation:
From seed or by division.

usage:
Extensively used in herbal medicine.

other notes:
Prarie wildflower from Arkensas, Missouri and Texas.

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