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Mexican Hat

Ratibida columnifera
SKU: HC017785
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Ratibida columnifera (Mexican Hat) is the mahogany-red colored form of Prairie Coneflower that blooms from mid-summer into fall. A good naturalizing wildflower, it attracts bees and butterflies. 15-24" tall x 18" wide. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Ratibida columnifera
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Mass Plantings
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
15-24" tall
Bloom Time


15-24" tall x 18" wide. The roadsides of northeastern New Mexico light up with color in midsummer when large stands of Prairie Coneflower come into bloom. This drought tolerant plant is easy to establish and naturalizes readily so you can grow your own stand of wildflowers. 'Mexican Hat' is a heavy bloomer, with a mature plant producing hundreds of flowers with the distinctive mahogany-red petals edged in yellow. Native. Low fertility, well drained soil. (seed propagated)
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