Upright Prarie Coneflower
Also known as
Drooping Coneflower, Mexican Hat Plant, Grey-Head Coneflower, Mexican-Hat, Longhead-Coneflower, Prairie Coneflower, Redspike Mexican Hat, Thimble-Flower, Mexican hat, Long-headed coneflower
Brown coneflower by SriMesh (CC BY-SA 3.0)
1 years to reach maturity
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Upright Prarie Coneflower Overview
Ratibida columnifera is also known commonly as upright prairie coneflower. It is a perennial species in the daisy family, Asteraceae and it originates from North America. Foliage is narrowly divided, grey-green in colour and covered in hairs. Flowers are daisy-like and produced at the tips of vertical stems in a terminal arrangement. These are yellow in colour, with long ray-florets and a dense arrangement of central disc-florets in a cone shape. This species is well placed in dry garden spaces where other plants struggle.
How to propagate Upright Prarie Coneflower
Divide plants in spring.
Sow early spring.
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Other uses of Upright Prarie Coneflower
Naturaliser, wildflower/meadow, cutting bed