Pretty 1/2 inch yellow flowers adorn this multistemmed plant from June through September, smooth oblong leaves up to 2.5 inch long develop red highlights with age, grows well in poor soil, clay & gravel tolerant, flowers produce an abundance of pollen which is enjoyed by any number of bee species, food plant for Gray Hairstreak Butterfly (Strymon melinus) and Gray Half-spot Moth (Nedra ramosula) caterpillars.
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-10b
Native Range: NS to s. ON, south to s. FL & e. TX
Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks, surface sow.
*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.Review or Finalize Your Order