Fall-blooming, bright yellow small coneflowers brighten up gardens and shady edges with tall stems and delicate foliage. Butterflies are attracted to the nectar and birds to the seeds. Foliage can be cut back in mid-summer to reduce height. Cutflower.
Native to Maine: No. Native to the Midwest.
Growing conditions: Sun to part shade in medium soil
Grows up to: 2-5′
Blooms: In early fall
Pairs well with: Blue vervain and New England aster
Natural habitat: Meadows, roadsides, shady edges, and waste areas