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.Ratibida columnifera
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.
Annual in heights up to 8 ft. and widths to 1 1/2–2 1/2 ft. Blossoms are 3–4 in. wide, wit...
These vary from pea-size types to narrow, 7-in.-long forms, but all are pungent, ranging from mildly h...
European native known botanically as Beta vulgaris. Raised for their edible roots and tender ...