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Cup Plant
Silphium perfoliatum


Yellow 3-4” daisies from July through September, large opposite leaves (up to 8” long) are entirely fused at the base creating ‘cups’ that collect rain water (indeed, birds will drink from and bathe in the cups!), sturdy, develops both a tap root and short side rhizomes, colony forming, a big & bold plant, attracts butterflies, bees & skippers, birds feed on the seeds.

Dry To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
2-3' tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b

Native Range: PA to ND, south to AL, LA & TX

Cup Plant in a gallon pot $15.00
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