Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||ra-ti-BI-da co-lum-NI-fera|
|Lore||Native Americans created a medicinal tea of this plant's stems and leaves to relieve skin pain and snakebites.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Upright habit; quickly reaches 24 to 30 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A super addition to the perennial border. Spot into sunny mixed plantings for fiery color. A perfect choice for the native and wild garden, particularly in the dryland prairie meadow. Integrates very well with southwestern natives and xeriscape gardens. A nectar source for wildlife and butterfly gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Scotch Broom (Cytisus); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium); Russian Sage (Perovskia)|
Grows easily in average to lean, well-drained soils. Avoid heavy, wet clay. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in hottest regions. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Fertilize before new spring growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-11