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Yellow Coneflower - Ratibida pinnata

Regular price $7.00

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Phonetic:  ruh-TIBB-ih-duh pih-NAY-tuh

Yellow Coneflower has stiff and rough-feeling coarse leaves, and showy yellow flowers which have droopy soft yellow rays. The cone-like green centers eventually change to a dark purple or brown. Many insects are attracted to this plant such as butterflies and bees. It grows and transplants very easily, is drought-tolerant, and makes an excellent cut flower.

  • Hardiness Zone:  3-8
  • Native Northeast Region:  USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Full Sun
  • Flower Color:  Yellow
  • Bloom Time:  June, July, August
  • Soil Type:  Medium
  • Mature Plant Size:  3-4'H, 1.5-2'W
  • Plant Spacing:  2'
  • Host Plant:  Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly
  • Attracts:  Bees, Birds, Butterflies
  • Advantages:  Cut Flower, long blooming, tolerates drought and clay soil
  • Landscape Uses:  Cottage gardens, mass planting, meadow, perennial borders
  • Companion Plants:  Anise Hyssop, Butterfly Weed, Golden Alexanders, Purple Coneflower, Wild Bergamot
  • Deer Resistant