coneflower is a native, late-season, herbaceous perennial in the Aster Family.
It usually has a taproot and grows upright from a woody base to a height of 12
to 24 inches (30 to 60 cm). Showy yellow ray flowers droop and surround the
columnar-shaped, brown, central disk. Occasionally, the ray flowers are
reddish-brown in color. The flowers tend to bloom from late June until August,
with seed ripening completed in early August to September. The mature seedhead
has a pleasant odor when crushed that is similar to anise or licorice. 50 seeds/2.00.