Ratibida pinnata

Light: Sun
Soil: Sandy
Moisture: dry, very drought tolerant
Size: Ht 2-3’ Wd 2-3’
Bloom time: Midsummer to late summer.
Bloom description: yellow petals radiate and droop from tall brown central cone on tall branches- a nice “see through” garden plant. Provides movement in the garden.
Faunal Associations: Attracts many beneficial insects (parasitic wasp sp., Syrphid flies and Pirate bugs) that help keep problem insect populations under control. Provides nectar and pollen for bees and butterflies.

Ratibida pinnata