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Ratibita pinnata
Ratibita pinnata
Common Name: Prairie coneflower

Brown cones with reflexed yellow ray petals adorn this midwestern prairie native in midsummer. Emits a soft fragrance of anise when seeds are crushed. Long-lived and very easy to grow in most situations. Great for attracting birds and butterflies! Combines well with meadow grasses and flowers. Makes a wonderful cut flower, too!

Height: 3-5 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8