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Yellow Coneflower
Echinacea paradoxa

Not native to MN, but grows widely and sold in nursery trade.

USDA symbol: ECPA2

General Information

Plant TypeForb
Height1 to 3 feet
Light ExposurePart Sun
Soil MoistureDry, Medium
Bloom ColorYellow
Yellow Coneflower (Yellow Coneflower<div><em class="small">Echinacea paradoxa</em></div>)
Photo credit: CC Derek Ramsey (Click to enlarge)

Tolerances

Flooding / Inundation ToleranceModerate
General Resilience7
Salt ToleranceMedium
Stress ToleranceDrought Tolerant, Fire Tolerant

Pollinator Value: High

Bloom MonthsMay to June

Project Planning

Project TypeRain Garden, Shoreline Buffer
Herbivore SensitivityMedium
LifespanPerennial
Rate of SpreadMedium
Soil StabilizationDeep

Range

CountyAitkin, Anoka, Becker, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Carlton, Carver, Cass, Chippewa, Chisago, Clay, Cook, Cottonwood, Crow Wing, Dakota, Dodge, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, Isanti, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Lac qui, Lake, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Marshall, McLeod, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Norman, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Parle, Pennington, Pine, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Ramsey, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, St. Louis, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wabasha, Washington, Wilkin, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine