Prairie Coneflower or Grey-Head Coneflower Seeds (Ratibia pinnata)

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Preparation takes 3-5 business days
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Made in Portland, Oregon

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This is a stunning tall wildflower native to the Central and Eastern United States and Ontario in Canada. Plant it at the back of a flower border or amongst a few shrubs and ornamental grasses. It will sway in the breeze with them and the lovely petals will dance a bit for you. After all, it's a North American prairie plant so it's happiest frolicking amongst the grass where it will become drought tolerant after established.

In my experience this plant performs well in the garden and can be can excellent cut flower. In needs well-drained soil and sun. It has long stems and reblooms during the summer. Eventually it is likely to reseed but before then it's also a butterfly attractor during the height of summer. The seeds will also partially be eaten by birds so leave a few up when it gets cold outside.

Germination instructions will be included with your seeds. (about 250 seeds)

Basic Plant Facts:
Ratibida pinnata
Grows 3-6'' x 15-18"
Likes sun to part shade
USDA zones: 3-10

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Preparation takes 3-5 business days
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If for any reason you are not entirely satisfied, please make contact within one week of receipt so that something can be worked out. Refunds and replacements are given upon the satisfactory return of the original item(s) within three weeks, minus shipping fees. Item(s) must be returned in their original packaging.

All growing recommendations made for seed germination are compiled from recognized botanical and horticultural sources. Please note these directions before growing, and follow them carefully. Should a germination problem arise, please notify us within one year of purchase. Refunds and exchanges will be granted if a germination problem has been brought to our attention by customers, and if we have noticed it ourselves here in the garden since we grow the same seeds ourselves.