coneflowers - Knowledgebase Question

colorado springs, Co
Question by baileymichla
September 9, 2007
do yellow, orange and other newer color coneflower also have medicinal properties? what part of the plant is used and how is it used?

Answer from NGA
September 9, 2007


The purple coneflower (Echinacea pupurea) is said to have medicinal qualities; the yellow and orange coneflowers (Echinacea Orange Meadowbrite 'Art's Pride' and Echinacea paradoxa) are hybrids developed for their ornamental value and do not appear to have the same medicinal uses.

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