“A yellow purple coneflower… thus the paradox.” Drooping yellow petals surround a coppery brown central cone, which will feed the goldfinches in winter if not deadheaded. Flower stalks are sturdy and straight. May self seed. Special value to native bees. Height: 2-3 ft. Spread: 1-1.5 ft. Family: Asteraceae Bloom time: June to August Sun: full sun Water: dry to medium Deer resistant photo credit: S.G.S.