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Ratibida columnifera (Dwarf Red Coneflower) Wildflower Seeds

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Native SpeciesEasy to GrowFull SunDry SoilAttracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsCut Flowers

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Origin: US Native Wildflower

Other Common Names: Long-head Coneflower, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats, Thimble flower, Columnar Prairie Coneflower, Mexican Hat

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Height: 12 in to 24 in

Spacing: 8 in to 18 in

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry

USDA Zone: 3a-10b

Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.

Seeds Per Oz: 52000

These Dwarf Red Coneflowers are native to nearly all of the United States as well as parts of Canada! Also called the Thimble Flower, the center, or cone, of this flower does have a somewhat thimble-like appearance, Three to seven rays droop downward from the base of the cone. This wildflower has served as a dye source, and the Cheyenne Indians used the parts of the plant to treat rattlesnake bites! Also used to treat poison ivy!

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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.


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