Ozark Conflower Echinacea paradoxa
Ozark Conflower, also known as yellow coneflower, is the only example of a genus Echinacea species that has yellow flowers instead of the more common purple flowers.
Ozark Conflower, also known as yellow coneflower, is the only example of a genus Echinacea species that has yellow flowers instead of the more common purple flowers. This difference in color gave rise to the plant’s name. Commonly found in the glades and prairies of the Ozark region in Missouri and Arkansas, the Ozark Conflower has large, daisy-like flowers that feature yellow to orange-yellow petals with a droopy appearance. The flowers also feature large central cones that range in color from, coppery-brown to chocolate-brown.
Dry to medium watering
Average Landscape Size:
Growth Height: 2’ to 3’
Growth Width: 1’ to 1.5’
Flowers in summer
Containers, edging, groundcover, border, erosion control
Ozark Conflower may be planted in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil. It will grow best in full sun. Clumps should be divided when they become overcrowded. Deadheading is not usually necessary as plants will often rebloom on their own. However, removing spent flowers promptly will be necessary in order to improve the plant’s general appearance.
Water:Dry to medium watering
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