$5.49 – $9.89
Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 3 feet
Bloom Color: Orange/Yellow
Bloom Season: July – September
Suggested Uses: Orange Coneflower is tolerant of many soil types, sun exposures and moisture conditions. It is easy to grow. Prefers well-draining soil with a bit of regular moisture. Deer and clay tolerant.
Native Range: Native to southeastern states in the contiguous U.S. Not native to Minnesota but hardy in zones 3 or 4-8. May require covering over winter in cold, northern climates.
Pollinators: Bees and butterflies, including skippers. It is the host plant for some species of checkerspot and emerald butterflies. Songbirds eat the seeds.
Flowers: Flowers resemble Black-Eyed Susans. Petals are orange or yellow and uniform in width, surrounding a center of dark brown disk flowers.
Leaves: The leaves are lanceolate with some serrations, prominent veins and can appear puckered.
More information: USDA plant profile
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Dry Soil, Mesic Soil, Summer Blooming, Medium Height
Deer Resistant, Attract Bees, Attract Birds, Attract Butterflies, Clay Soil, Cut Flowers