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Mexican Hat

Botanical Name
Ratibida columnifera
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
9
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
18 inches
Flowers
Summer: bright yellow, red or red rimmed with yellow drooping ray petals surrounding 1 to 2 inch long conical disk
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, dry to medium
Planting & Care
  • Drought tolerant
  • Suitable for prairie or meadow gardens
  • Divide in spring
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Red Midget - red orange ray petals rimmed in yellow

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