Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida columnifera

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Description

Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry). Drought tolerant.
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 2-3 feet
Color: Yellow
Bloom: June – August

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Suggested Uses: Long-headed Coneflower is an excellent plant for upland and shoreline restorations and prairie gardens. This plant thrives in dry sandy and gravelly soils.  It is a short-lived perennial, but it will reseed itself. These coneflowers have a very long blooming season and are very attractive to butterflies, bees and other pollinators.

Native Range: Predominantly native to the Great Plains, including western Minnesota.

Pollinators: Bees and butterflies. Provides a high-value nectar source for adult monarch butterflies.

Flowers: The petal-like ray flowers are about 1″ long and circle a 1″-2″ long column-like disk.

Leaves: The leaves are very deeply lobed and rough to the touch.

Other Names: Mexican Hat

More information: USDA plant profile

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Weight 2 lbs
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