Definition of coneflower in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊnflaʊ(w)ə/


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A North American plant of the daisy family, which has flowers with cone-like centres.
  • Rudbeckia, Echinacea, and other genera, family Compositae.
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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