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coneflower

Syllabification: cone·flow·er
Pronunciation: /ˈkōnˌflou(ə)r
 
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Definition of coneflower in English:

noun

A North American plant of the daisy family that has flowers with conelike disks that appear to consist of soft spines.
Example sentences
  • The beds burst at the seams with summer phlox, Shasta daisies, coneflowers, and 75 varieties of daylilies.
  • Common examples of perennial flowers are purple coneflower, lance-leaf coreopsis, dame's rocket and daisy.
  • Plant coneflower in a sunny location that has well-drained, fertile soil.

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