Mexican Hat
(pack)

Beautiful Low-Water Wildflower

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF146

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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"-36"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs 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). Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Wildflower

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Red Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Birds, Medicinal Plant
Life Cycle Perennial Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 9 Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Low Growing
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Red
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Birds, Medicinal Plant
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 9
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Low Growing

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

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