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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.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Yellow

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.

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