Ratibida pinnata

prairie coneflower

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant   wildlife plant  

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-5 ft    Width: 1.5-2 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam

Ecology

Wildlife:
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Attracts pollinators and birds.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B

Other

Other Comments: Its range is limited to only a couple of northerly counties, but may be grown as an annual elsewhere.