Cone Flowers

A quick watercolor of some of the Cone Flowers in our garden. They are so bright and cheery along with the Black Eyed Susan. The Coneflower is a native North American perennial sporting daisy like flowers with raised centers.  Widely renowned as a medicinal plant, coneflowers are a long-flowering perennial for borders, wildflower meadows, and prairie gardens. Blooming midsummer to fall, the plants are relatively drought-tolerant and rarely bothered by pests. The flowers are a magnet for butterflies, and the seeds in the dried flower heads attract songbirds. Holbein watercolors in a Stillman and Birn Alpha Sketchbook.

2015-07-21 Cone Flowers

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One thought on “Cone Flowers

  1. Lisa D. Jacques July 22, 2015 / 9:31 am

    Stunning!!

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