Outstanding golden yellow flower heads with curling side branches bloom from July through November, thick dark green leaves up to a foot long toward the base, spreads by seed and rhizomes, very salt tolerant, found on dunes, salt marshes and beaches, attracts butterflies, bees, beetles and other insects. A beautiful plant that prefers poor or salty soil - rich soil will make it become rank & floppy.
3-6 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-10b
Native Range: Every coastal state & province from NS into South America, plus all the states that border the Great Lakes. Rare in NY.
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks. Surface sow or cover seed lightly.
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