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.
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.
*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