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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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If your own garden lacks colour then garden centres will have plenty of container-grown coneflowers to plant immediately.
First collected in 1878, the Tennessee purple coneflower was not described as a distinct species until 1898.
Coneflower plants, also known as echinacea, were used by Native-American healers to treat a wide variety of illnesses ranging from snakebite to rheumatism.
Today, even many supermarkets carry this botanical derived from the purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea).
A more recent addition to the medicinal plant trade, echinacea (purple coneflower) has steadily risen as a cure for colds and flu.
Which E is a North American coneflower used in herbal medicine, mainly for its antibiotic and woundhealing properties?
YELLOW These varieties started with the early-flowering pale yellow coneflower Echinacea paradoxa, but you'll get the most intense color from the sweetly scented 'Mango Meadowbrite', 'Harvest Moon' ('Matthew Saul'), or 'Sunrise' (left), whose yellow petals surround a deep golden cone.
A NEW, compact coneflower, will be available in garden centres next spring.
Almost every gardener recognizes echinacea as that pinkish-purple daisy like flower with a spiky seed head also known as purple coneflower. Drought tolerant and pest resistant, it's a colorful and undemanding addition to many southern landscapes.
Has: purple coneflower, silver dollar, old-fashioned hollyhock
Also known as purple coneflower, this perennial helps rid the body of infection by increasing phagocytosis (the engulfing of viruses, bacteria and other invaders by white blood cells).
Commonly known as the white coneflower, the plants reach a height of 1.2 metres and flower from July to October.
ONE of the best perennial flowers for late summer and early autumn is the coneflower, or echinacea.