Long-headed Coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)

Long-headed Coneflower (Ratibida columnifera)

Long-headed Coneflower provides instant blooms to gardens. It grows fast and stays short–creating a mound of yellow flowers that bloom most of the summer.

Details

Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Dry
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    June, July, Aug
Color:    Yellow
Spacing:    12-18″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Pollinators

Design Tips

Abundant blooms the first year it’s planted, with a very long bloom period. Short enough to be planted near borders. Spreads by seeds.

Companion Plants

Prairie Phlox
Butterfly Milkweed
Prairie Dropseed
Blanket Flower