Botanical Name: Ratibida columnaris Common Name: Mexican Hat Type: Perennial. Returns each spring from same roots, forming expanding clump. Blooms second spring from seed. Color: Red Height: 2 to 3 ft. Bloom Time: Mid-season Flower: Daisy-like Sun/Shade: Needs full sun. Soil Preferences: Somewhat adaptable, but prefers non-acid,dry conditions Moisture Requirments: Adaptable to even arid conditions. Where To Grow It: Native to plains regions, but can be grown in all regions. Zones: 3-9 Indigenous To: No. American Plans from Canada to Mexico
BLOOM TIME: Mar - Oct
HARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 9
PLANT HEIGHT: 24 - 36" . . . PLANT SPACING: 15 - 18"
Attracts bees, butterflies, and birds. Tolerates heat well.