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any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones

any of various perennials of the eastern United States having thick rough leaves and long-stalked showy flowers with drooping rays and a conelike center

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First collected in 1878, the Tennessee purple coneflower was not described as a distinct species until 1898.
Other good bets include coneflowers, otherwise known as Echinacea purpurea, which have pretty basal foliage and bear big, purple-pink daisy-like flowers.
Among the suggested plants are penstemons, sages, yarrows, coneflowers (Echinacea), African irises (Dietes), roses, daisies and society garlic.
That day, over 800 people had visited Evelyn Connor's garden, and they had been impressed by her lush naturalistic landscape, which includes Mullein pinks and a mass of three-foot-high native purple coneflowers.
If your own garden lacks colour then garden centres will have plenty of container-grown coneflowers to plant immediately.
She also mentioned coneflowers, which are in their prime in July, and Russian sage, a particularly brown-thumb-thwarting choice.
Easy Boost borders by filling gaps with perennials such as coneflowers, daylilies, verbena and achilleas and cut back the straggly grown delphinium, hardy geraniums and early salvias to encourage them to repeat bloom.
THESE stately plants, also known as coneflowers, with stiff, branching stems topped with large daisy-like flowers which form a flat circle around the prominent central cone, make a really eye-catching statement in the border.
BEST OF THE BUNCH Echinacea These stately plants, also known as coneflowers, with stiff, branching stems topped with large daisy-like flowers which form a flat circle around the prominent central cone, make a really eye-catching statement in the border.
They are called coneflowers because their petals hang down, making the dark central cone stand out.
CONEFLOWERS are the workhorses of the summer garden.
Sunrise and Sunset represent two new colour breaks in coneflowers.
Like other coneflowers it is a really useful plant to bring colour to your garden in late summer and early autumn.
July keeps the day lilies of June and adds the Asiatic and Oriental lilies, then brings on the coneflowers of middle and late summer.