Ratibida pinnata
(grayheaded prairie coneflower)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Height: 36 – 48 inches


Spread:  24 inches


Location: Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
best massed or combined with grasses due to sparse habit of individual plants; tallest plants may need support


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

upright, narrow, and sparse

Foliage

pinnately divided leaves; bold texture

Flowers

bright yellow, drooping rays; gray raised disk; June-August

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