This stately yellow daisy produces very large (2.5 - 4" wide) flowers with drooping yellow petals & raised greenish-yellow centers from July through September, 2-8" leaves are divided into 3-7 parts, forms colonies, attracts bees & butterflies, nice cut flower, food plant for Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos), Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis), Wavy-lined Emerald (Synchlora aerata) Butterfly caterpillars.
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b
Other names: Green-headed Coneflower, Cutleaf Coneflower,
Native Range: s BC to NS, south to n. FL, LA, TX, NM & AZ. Rare in RI
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 6 weeks
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