Echinacea Paradoxa (Yellow Coneflower)

$14.00$51.00

Love Echinacea and want to add more color to your garden? This variety is for you, it is the only variety of Echinacea to have yellow flowers. It is similar to its purple cousin in size (20-36”) and shape. However, it has bright yellow 3′ tall flowers to bring striking contrast to your Echinacea garden.

This yellow coneflower has daisy-like petals around a brown central cone and just like its cousin if you deadhead the blooms will you enjoy continually blooming for months! Plus seedheads are a delightful treat for birds.

Echinacea is easy to grow because they do well in most situations. They take a wide array of conditions from average dry soil to medium, well-drained soil in part shade to full sun. (Plants do best in full sun.) Low maintenance and tolerates drought, humidity, heat, poor soil. You name it, these yellow cone flowers will thrive. This is due in large part to their deep taproot which makes it a welcome addition to full sun, hot, and dry areas.

To propagate, divide clumps in the spring every 4 years.

Fun Fact: The Greek word echinos means hedgehog in reference to the spiny center cone.

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Colorado Hardy Plants are just that… hardy! We have sought out plant varieties that provide low maintenance, use little or no water once established, and are simply hardy enough to grow where others don’t.

We grow and ship our plants in 5″ or quart-size (in certain varieties) plastic containers. Knowing that the root system is the most important part of the plant we guarantee. our plants to have a large root system that fills the container.

CHP is a small family operation! We propagate, pot, water, prune, and personally package the pants you order from us. Most of our plants are grown from cuttings taken from the plants or seeds collected nearby the nursery at an elevation of 6300 ft. Our weather is extreme with temps below 0 are common in the winter and intense sunlight all summer long. We don’t grow plants in heated greenhouses, they have to be able to survive the elements!

Please note that deciduous plants ordered in the winter months and early spring will have been pruned a minimum of 30% compared to photos and may have no leaves

Our nursery is also licensed and inspected by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Nursery Division and holds a current Japanese Beetle Certificate. We only ship USPS Priority Mail, so your plants are sure to arrive quickly. You’ll note in our feedback that our shipping process is a sight to behold. We love our customers so please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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