Grayhead Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)


Sold in 4.5″ (1 qt) pots
Full sun
Soil Moisture: Medium (prefers clay loam)
Bloom Time: June to August
Height x spread: 3-5 ft x 1.5-2 ft
Flower: Showy, lemon-yellow
Tolerate: Drought, clay soil, poor soil
Attracts: Bees, butterflies, silvery checkerspot butterflies, goldfinches

This flower is found growing in fields, prairies, and dry open woods. It will grow up to 5 feet tall, and the large yellow flowers attract many pollinators. Locate near other tall plants to provide support or may need to be staked. Grey-headed Coneflower prefers clay loam to sandy loam soils in full sun and is adaptable to dry to moist conditions and various soils. It is very easy to grow in full sun to partial shade. It is drought and poor soil tolerant.

Where to see it growing: Signal Hill Outdoor Classroom, Belleville | Exploration Garden at Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park

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