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Ratibida columnifera Seeds...Seed from Mexican Hat

Common Names: Mexican Hat
Height: 18" to 24"
Spread: 8" to 10"
Flower color: Burgundy petals with yellow edges
Bloom time: Summer through Autumn
Light: Full sun
Zone: 4-9
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: Plants may be short lived, but will self-sow generously. Very interesting cut flower.

RATIBIDA columnifera
Mexican Hat
** Ratibida flower **

#0680 Ratibida (Mexican Hat):
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[50 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix that has been premoistened. Gently press seeds into mix. Do not cover seeds -- light best for germination. Place container in a location at 68-70°F. Keep mix moist prior to germination. Germination should begin in 6-20 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Ratibida columnaris at Dave's Garden
2) Ratibida columnifera at USDA

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