MEXICAN HAT

$2.49


Product Description

500 seeds
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(Ratibida columnaris) 
 
A drought tolerant annual to tender perennial wildflower.  Produces cone-­shaped flower heads surrounded by drooping, red-orange flower petals that last all summer.  Great for cut flower bouquets and dried flower arrangements. Prefers full sun in well drained average garden soil. Average height for these plants is 2-3 feet tall. It is also great for attracting butterflies.
 
Full Sun
ANNUAL ZONES 3-6
PERENNIAL ZONES 7-10

Seed germination and growing suggestions: 

 To start indoors:  Start your seeds about 4-6 weeks before last expected frost date in your area.

· Use a good seed starting medium such as Jiffy Mix.  Fill seed flat with soil.  Pre-moisten soil. Spread seeds across and gently tamp down to about 1/16” deep. 

· Place in an area of your home that receives at least 3-4 hours of afternoon sun and in a good comfortable room temperature around 65-75 degrees.

· Keep moist using a fine misting sprayer until germinated. 

· Seeds may take 20 to 40 days to germinate

· Transplant outdoors in your garden in full to part sun. Space each plant about 8-12” inches apart.