Top 10 Classic Yellow Flowers

Yellow flowers add a splash of cheerful color to the garden. See our top picks and recommendations.

They say if you have a yellow personality type, you’re cheerful, friendly and fun to be around. I’d say the same is true of yellow flowers, wouldn’t you? You can find yellow blooms for a wide range of garden styles, from high-impact modern landscapes to romantic cottage flower beds. Consider these 10 yellow picks, sure to be a welcome addition to your space.

Coneflower (Echinacea), Zones 2 to 9

Gone are the days when all coneflowers were purple. Echinacea has burst onto the scene in yellow, pink, white and even green. It’s an easy-care, sun-loving favorite, varying in height from 2 to 5 feet. Encourage more compact growth by pruning coneflowers early in the season.

Try This: The 3-inch Cleopatra coneflower, shining in bright yellow, sits atop strong stems. As they age, the blooms fade to an appealing creamy yellow.

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