Ratibida pinnata (Gray-headed Coneflower)
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Ratibida pinnata

Gray-headed Coneflower

Yellow flowers with long, recurved narrow petals below an elongated dark disk. The flowers are smaller but have a look similar to that of Echinacea paradoxa. Can grow to 5'. Food source for birds, bees.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Ratibida pinnata

Attributes

Drought Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie

Bloom Time

July
August
September

Flower Color

Yellow

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast