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Yellow Prairie Coneflower Seeds

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1/4 Pound RCYQP
Price: $14.95
1 Pound RCYLB
Price: $32.95

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Quick Overview

The droopy, lemon-yellow daisy that's native to the plains. Tough, useful plant for full sun in dry areas. Perennial.
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Common Name Yellow Prairie Coneflower
Botanical Name Ratibida columnaris
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Yellow
Estimated Mature Height 12-36 inches tall
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 1,230,200
Soil Moisture Dry
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To North America
Native To From western Canada into Mexico.
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Suggested Uses Showy Flowers
Ships to Canada Yes
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A common sight in the plains states, prairie coneflowers are famous for the tall cone in the center of each bloom. Lemon-yellow flowers; light green foliage. Flower size varies with amount of moisture plant receives. See red version of this species, Mexican Hat, or R. columnaris (red).


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Good Growth


from Des Moines, Iowa

About Me Getting Started


  • Long Bloom Time
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors


    Best Uses

    • Cut Flowers
    • Large Areas

    Comments about American Meadows Yellow Prairie Coneflower Seeds:

    These grew fast and are still blooming today. Make sure the soil is the right type or ammended properly. I have two seperate areas, one heavy with clay that did not bloom as well.

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    Takes Heat in Kansas


    from Kansas River Valley, KS

    About Me Avid Gardener


    • Takes KS heat


      Best Uses

      • Hope in Summer Heat

      Comments about American Meadows Yellow Prairie Coneflower Seeds:

      Parts of our lot are a dusting of soil on limestone rock ledge. West facing hill absorbs heat during the day and takes a sturdy plant to face the heat.

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