- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
- Full sun
- Dry to medium
Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates drought, but does better if regularly watered. Tolerates wide range of soils, including poor ones. Tolerates some light shade, but plants grown in too much shade tend to require support. Remove spent flowers to extend the blooming season.
Size and growth:
- 3.0 to 6.0 feet
- 2.0 to 4.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- June - August
- Orange-yellow rays with brown center disks
Showy flowers, Yellow, Orange, and Butterflies
US native plant
Ontario to Florida and Mississippi
Provides long summer bloom for the perennial border or cutting garden. Also effective in a native plant or wild garden or as part of a naturalized planting or prairie area.
No serious insect or disease problems. Some susceptibility to aphids. Taller plants may need staking or other support.