Ratibida columnifera - Prairie Coneflower

Native to the mid-west, Prairie Coneflower is an easy to grow drought tolerant plant with fine medium grey-green foliage. The flowers feature black, cone-shaped heads with drooping bright red and yellow petals resembling a 'sombrero', hence the other common name of Ratibida columnifera is "Mexican Hat".

 

Colour:
Blooms:
Light:
Height:
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Water:
  Red & Yellow
  Mid-Summer
  Full Sun
  1' - 3'
  Sand to Loam
  Dry to Medium

 

Approx. 70 seeds per pack - 1,102 seeds per gram

Attracts Butterflies & Honeybees!
Deer Resistant!
Drought Tolerant!
Makes Great Cut Flowers!

 

All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.

SEED GERMINATION INFO


Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

Outdoors: Sow seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.

Ratibida columnifera - Prairie Coneflower

  • Product Code: C17630
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $4.95