Mexican Hat - Ratibida columnifera
Perennial Open Pollinated. This drought tolerant wildflower is an excellent cut flower for summer gardens. Easy to establish from seed and naturalizes to create a meadow look. Beautiful short grass prairie perennial that will expand its clump. Used by Native people for a host of medicinal purposes. Blooms second spring from seed. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in summer
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and songbirds
Soil: Needs gritty, well drained soil
Native: N. American Plains
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 3-7 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Perennial Native Ratibida columnifera Height: 24-36 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~3840 seeds/pack)