- 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 best if regularly watered. Tolerates a wide range of soils, including poor, infertile ones. Tolerates some light shade, but plants are less vigorous and stems need support in heavier shade. Remove spent flowers to extend bloom season. Plant stems may be cut back by 1/3 to 1/2 in late May to reduce overall plant height.
Size and growth:
- 3.0 to 5.0 feet
- 2.0 to 3.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- June - September
- Yellow rays with maroon basal petal ring
Colored leaves, Showy flowers, Yellow, and Butterflies
Borders. Cottage gardens. Cutting gardens.
No serious insect or disease problems. Red aphids are occasional visitors.