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Coneflower - Yellow Prairie - Ratibida columnaris
Perennial Open Pollinated. These are a common sight in the plains and are named for the tall cone centered in each blossom. The red variety of this species are called "Mexican Hat." Drought tolerant perennial found along roadsides, meadows, and disturbed areas in its native range. Can be planted in the garden plot or in a naturalized meadow setting. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in summer
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
Soil: Requires gritty, loose soil
Native: Western US
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 20-45 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Bloom Season: Summer
Seeding Rate: Use 125 Seeds per Square Foot
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 769
Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Attracts Beneficial Insects
- Good Fall Color
- Good for Naturalizing
- Somewhat Drought Tolerant
Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).