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Mexican Hat Seeds

Product Size SKU Price Quantity
1/4 Pound RARQP
Price: $14.95
1 Pound RARLB
Price: $34.92

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Quick Overview

A famous All-American perennial with drooping red petals. From dry open prairies, needs loose soils. Perennial.
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Common Name Mexican Hat
Botanical Name Ratibida columnaris
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red, Yellow
Estimated Mature Height 12-36 inches tall
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 1,230,200
Soil Moisture Dry, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To North America
Native To No. American Plans from Canada to Mexico.
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
Also called “Red Prairie Coneflower”, this species served as a dye source for the Native Americans of the plains. See related yellow version of the species, R. columnaris (yellow), Yellow Prairie Coneflower.
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