Huge elephant-ear leaves grow in short clumps, sending giant stalks high into sky that burst with yellow flowers. A very unique plant and a welcome addition to any garden–whether it’s just one specimen plant, or a backdrop of tall stalks. Birds eat the seeds.
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture: Medium-Wet, Medium-Dry
Height: 9 feet
Blooms: July, Aug, Sept
Benefits: Butterflies, Pollinators, Birds
Prairie Dock is perfect for adding unobtrusive vertical appeal in gardens because only the stalks and flowers reach above the garden while the big leaves are concentrated in a clump near the ground. Great for scattering in small groups of individually throughout the middle of an otherwise short garden.