Definition of coneflower in English:



  • A North American plant of the daisy family that has flowers with conelike disks that appear to consist of soft spines.

    • ‘The beds burst at the seams with summer phlox, Shasta daisies, coneflowers, and 75 varieties of daylilies.’
    • ‘All nine species of coneflowers are native to North America, but only the four listed here are available commercially.’
    • ‘Plant coneflower in a sunny location that has well-drained, fertile soil.’
    • ‘Known as gloriosa daisy, coneflower and black-eyed Susan, this favorite North American native species blooms nonstop - even in partial shade - from midsummer until frost.’
    • ‘Common examples of perennial flowers are purple coneflower, lance-leaf coreopsis, dame's rocket and daisy.’