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Compass Plant

Silphium laciniatum
SKU: HC017874
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
A Great Plains native, Compass Plant (Silphium laciniatum) is a tough, long-lived prairie wildflower that loves lots of sun, with summer flowers that seem to climb the towering stem. A must-have for habitat gardens, the flowers are highly attractive to native bees, while the fall ripening seeds are a favorite of seed-eating songbirds. Highly drought resistant once established, Compass Plants can live for decades.
key features
Botanical Name
Silphium laciniatum
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Naturalizes, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Moist / Wet
Water Tolerance
Moderate Rainfall
Mature Height
5-9' tall
Mature Spread
18-36" wide
Bloom Time
Late summer to early fall
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