Packera plattensis (Senecio plattensis)
$4.50 – $8.95
Soil: Mesic(Medium) to (Xeric)Dry
Sun: Full to Part
Blooms: May – July
Flowers: The 3/4″ flower heads contain 8-12 ray flowers surrounding thee yellow disk flowers. They bloom on flat-topped clusters.
Leaves: The stem leaves are irregularly toothed and the basal leaves are stalked.
This cheery wildflower is low growing and very showy when in bloom! It grows on a variety of soil types, but is very useful in a dry sandy, gravelly or rocky soil. This would be a nice choice for a rock garden and is an excellent choice for upland prairie or shoreline restoration. Attractive to a variety of small bees.
Other Names: Prairie Grounsel