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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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Native coneflowers were growing in moist prairies, meadows and open woodlands in the Midwest and eastern United States long before they became mainstays in perennial borders.
IN his Hampshire garden, green-fingered guru Alan Titchmarsh has swathes of butterfly and bee-friendly plants - from buddleia and verbena to catmint, cosmos and coneflower.
They're interspersed with unripe figs and blackberries, white dahlias, mint, Peruvian lilies, holly ferns, and coneflowers in various stages of bloom.
Vieira, director of horticulture at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, holds an array of coneflowers, perennials that reach their prime in July.
Other good bets include the purple coneflower echinacea purpurea, which has pretty basal foliage and bears big, purple-pink daisy-like flowers.
More than three decades of conservation and protection have paid off well for the Tennessee purple coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis), a distinctive plant once in danger of extinction.
These eye-catching, robust perennials are known as coneflowers because their petals hang down, making the dark central cone extremely prominent.
But birds aren't the only ones that profit from these pretty coneflowers.
White Coneflowers blend with 'Joan Senior,' a creamy white daylily that blooms for six weeks.
People think of fall as a season for gardeners to reflect on what worked and what failed but Fallscaping promises to paint the reader's autumn garden with orange Cannas "Pretoria" purple coneflowers maroon foliage from the "Hopi Red Dye" Amaranth and the hopeful yellows of late-blooming sunflowers.
These "night-blooming genuses," which include white liatris, lambs ear and white swan coneflowers, become extraordinarily fragrant and radiate their natural colors when viewed by moonlight.
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.