Gray-headed Coneflower misgivings

WildflowergmaJuly 6, 2014

Hi, does anyone have experience with growing Gray-headed Coneflower, Ratibida pinnata? It seems to be taking over in a garden where I volunteer. Some of the plants with flowers are almost 6 feet tall. The garden is normally not watered, except for new plantings. I have seen and admired Gray-headed Coneflower growing in the wild, but none were as tall as these. And the crown of each plant must be between 12-14 inches wide, also much wider than what I have experienced in the wild.

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wisconsitom

Wild, please see my response in Native Plants.

+oM

    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 8:04AM
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dbarron(z7_Arkansas)

That's precisely what I see in the wild here in Arkansas. Note that it's been a wet year.

Here is a link that might be useful: Coneflowers in habitat/Arkansas

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 1:26PM
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