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Loose clusters of 5 to 30 golden yellow flowers on 1.5 foot tall stalks from April to June, the few leaves along the flowering stem are deeply cleft, basal rosettes of serrate leaves persist through the year - though leaf shape is extremely variable, good groundcover, roots smell sweet, spreads by seed and short rhizomes/stolons, likes sandy loam and rocky soil. Nectar and pollen attract native bees and butterflies.

Moist Soil
Sun To Part Shade
1-1.5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3b-8b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: NL through c ON to the Canadian Rocky Mountains and c AK, south through the mtns and upper Midwest to NM and AL, skipping the central plains states of NE, OK, KS, and TX

Germination - Moderately Difficult: Surface sow and Cold Stratify 8 weeks

Balsam Ragwort Seed Packet $4.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*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.

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