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.
Though its common name implies Irish origin, this plant is in fact native to the Mideast. Grows to 2&n...
European native known botanically as Beta vulgaris. Raised for their edible roots and tender ...
Rutabaga is a tasty turnip relative with large yellowish roots; its leaves are palatable only when ver...