Ratibida columnaris
Red Prairie Coneflower (Mexican Red Hat)

General Product Information:

Item Number: RATCOL02
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Fields, wharves, docks.
Bloom Period: Midsummer
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 5.9 – 7.0

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: Low

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 737,104
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 0.4 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $38.40/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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