Large yellow flowers with drooping petals surround a brown seed head. Plants bloom profusely all summer. Birds eat the seed if old flowers are left on the plant. Tends to self-seed and spread but looks great in masses. Good for erosion control.
Native Environment: Prairie
Zone: 3 - 7
USDA Map: RAPI
Height: 36 to 48 inches
Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: Medium Yellow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Season of Interest: July - frost
Soil Moisture: Moist, Dry
Soil Description: Tolerant of a wide range of soils: sandy to clay and calcareous soils
Wildlife Benefit: Food/Birds,
Nature Attracting: Butterflies, Birds,Native Bees
Use: Use in wildflower meadows, prairies and for erosion control.
Tolerate: Drought, Clay Soil