RATIBIDA columifera (Mexican Hat)

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Ratibida Columnifera commonly known as Upright Prairie Coneflower or Mexican Hat, is a perennial species of flowering plant in the Ratibida genus and daisy family. This flowering species is native to all states of United States. Mexican Hat is the mahogany-red colored form of Prairie Coneflower that blooms from mid-summer...
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Ratibida Columnifera commonly known as Upright Prairie Coneflower or Mexican Hat, is a perennial species of flowering plant in the Ratibida genus and daisy family. This flowering species is native to all states of United States. Mexican Hat is the mahogany-red colored form of Prairie Coneflower that blooms from mid-summer into fall. A good naturalizing wildflower, it attracts bees and butterflies. The leaves can be used to make beverage tea. This early bloomer will surely bring a smile to your face whenever you see it.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 31,250 1,000
1/4LB 125,000 4,000
1/2LB 250,000 8,000
1LB 500,000 16,000
5LB 2,500,000 80,000

Scientific Name: Ratibida Columnifera

Common Name: Mexican Hat

Plant Type: Perennial 

Family: Asteraceae 

Native Range: North America 

Height: 12-36"

Spread: 18 "

Habitat: Hot desert suitable above 7000 ft

Zone: 4-8 

Exposure: Full Sun   

Blooming Season: Summer, Fall

Attracts: Butterflies, Bees 

Resistant: Deer

Flower Color: Red 

Water Requirement: Low  

Soil Type: Low fertility soil, Well-drained soil 

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral 

Advantage: Easy to grow, Low maintenance 

Uses: Good for cut flowers, Good for dried flowers, Great for mass planting

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