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Mexican Hat Seeds

SKU: AM013497
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A famous All-American perennial with drooping red petals. From dry open prairies, needs loose soils. Perennial.
key features
Botanical Name
Ratibida columnifera
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 1,089 sq ft.
1 lb covers 4,355 sq ft.
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings, Container Planting


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.