Ratiba 'Mexican Hat Prairie Coneflower' Seeds

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Ratiba 'Mexican Hat Prairie Coneflower' - 50x Seeds 

The Mexican hat flower (Ratibida columnifera) or prairie coneflower is a pretty, ornamental wildflower with drooping mahogany-red blooms that are tinged with yellow on the edges and long, prominent cylindrical disks in the center.

Mexican hat flower is drought-tolerant, grows best in hot and dry regions, requires full sun.

The flowers resemble a Mexican sombrero and grow natively in Mexico, which inspired its common name.

Seed Starting Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 2mm
Growing Season Any frost free seaosn
Germination Time 20-40 days at around 20-30 c
Hardiness Frost hardy perennial 
Plant Spacing  30cm
Plant Height 80cm 
Planting Position Partial or full sun
Days Until Maturity  290+ days 
Growing tips Pinch off faded flowers to encourage new blooms.

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