Stiffly erect, branched, roughly hairy perennials with deeply cut leaves. The flower heads resemble those of black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia) but have fewer ray flowers and a spherical or cylindrical central cone (rather than a flat disk). Use in casual, natural-looking borders with grasses and other minimum-care perennials.
From the Great Plains of the United States. Grows to 2 1/2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide. Flowers have drooping yellow or brownish purple rays and a tall, columnar brown cone. Effect is that of a sombrero with a drooping brim.
Botanically speaking, violas, pansies, and almost all violets are perennials belonging to the genus
Shrubby, branching South American native topped in summer and fall with many open, fluffy clusters of ...
Thought to have originated in Africa. The principal types cultivated in the West are muskmelons (&ldqu...