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Ratibida pinnata

Prairie Coneflower / Gray-headed Coneflower

This prairie native has bright yellow, drooping petals surrounding an elongated gray to black cone. Tall plants with stiff stems stand out in the garden without hiding surrounding plants.

Plants prefer well-drained, average to dry soils.  Very drought tolerant.  When the disk heads are crushed, an odor of anise is emitted. Attracts birds and pollinators to the garden. Long-blooming and highly attractive to butterflies. Native. Will readily self sow.

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Description

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Pricing

95479 4 qt. 1 - $11.49 Ea.

Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

24-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3

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Bloom Color:

Yellow

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Pollinators
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
June
July
August
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Green
Attributes
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Long Blooming
Naturalizing
Ratibida pinnata (Prairie Coneflower / Gray-headed Coneflower)