Ratibida pinnata (Grey Headed Coneflower) bloom
Ratibida pinnata (Grey Headed Coneflower) whole plant/field shotRatibida pinnata (Grey Headed Coneflower) seed

Ratibida pinnata
Grey Headed Coneflower

Showy long-lasting flowers; provides food and cover for birds.

General Product Information:

Item Number: RATPIN03
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Dry prairies, dry woods, old fields.
Bloom Period: June to September
Flower Color: Yellow with grey centers
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 5.6 – 6.8
Pollinator Value: Medium

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 427,500
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 4.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $105.60/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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